la carretera roughly translates to the road. Showing results for carretera.
carretera
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carretera(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (transportation)
a. road
La carretera que te lleva a la montaña está cerrada.The road that takes you to the mountains is closed.
b. highway
El límite de velocidad en la carretera es de 110 mi/h.The speed limit on the highway is 110 mph.
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carretera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. road
carretera comarcalminor road
carretera de cuotatoll road
carretera de peajetoll road
carretera secundariaside road
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carretera
road; highway; especialmente (EEUU)
la carretera entre Barcelona y Sitges the Barcelona-Sitges road; the road between Barcelona and Sitges
de carretera
bar de carretera roadside bar; accidente de carretera road accident; traffic accident; control de carretera roadblock
por carretera
un viaje por carretera a road journey; a journey by road; transporte por carretera road transport; circulación por carretera (road) traffic; hemos venido por carretera we drove here
carretera comarcal local road; B road
carretera de acceso approach road
carretera de circunvalación bypass; ring road; beltway; (EEUU)
carretera general main road
carretera nacional A road; state highway; (EEUU)
carretera radial arterial road
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