pavement
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pavement(
peyv
-
mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (street surface)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el pavimento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My friends and I went to play football on the pavement outside the school.Mis amigos y yo fuimos a jugar fútbol en el pavimento afuera de la escuela.
2. (sidewalk) (United Kingdom)
a. la acera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Harriet and her son were standing on the pavement waiting for the bus.Harriet y su hijo estaban en la acera esperando el autobús.
b. la vereda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The pavement is quite narrow on that street, so you have to step to the side to dodge people.La vereda está un poco estrecha en esa calle, por lo que hay que hacerse a un lado para esquivar a la gente.
c. la banqueta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Juanita was waiting on the pavement for her boyfriend to pick her up.Juanita esperaba en la banqueta a que su novio la recogiera.
d. el andén
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Some pavements in Barcelona are covered in elaborate tiles.Algunos andenes en Barcelona están cubiertos de baldosas elaboradas.
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pavement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (beside road) (United Kingdom)
a. la acera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la vereda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Southern Cone)
c. la banqueta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
pavement artistdibujante que pinta con tiza sobre la acera
pavement cafecafé con terraza
2. (roadway)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la calzada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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pavement [ˈpeɪvmənt]
noun
(Britain) acera (f); vereda (f); (LAm) andén (m); (CAm) (Col) banqueta (f); (Méx) (US) calzada (f); pavimento (m)
brick pavement enladrillado (m); stone pavement empedrado (m); adoquinado (m); to leave the pavement (US) (Aut) salir de la calzada
modifier
pavement artist (n) pintorapintora (m) (f) callejeroacallejera;a pintora a callejera
pavement café (n) café (m) con terraza; café (m) al aire libre
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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stand on the pavement
estar en la acera
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