roadblock

roadblock(
rod
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blak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. el control de carretera
(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).
(M)
The tourists didn't stop at the roadblock, so the police followed them with guns drawn.Los turistas no se detuvieron en el control de carretera, por lo que la policía los persiguió con las armas desenfundadas.
b. la barricada
(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).
(F)
There are roadblocks at the entrances to the city so the police can inspect vehicles for drugs.Hay barricadas en las entradas a la ciudad para que la policía inspeccione los vehículos en busca de drogas.
c. el retén
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The soldier asked for my passport at the roadblock.El soldado pidió ver mi pasaporte en el retén.
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roadblock
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el control de carretera
(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).
(M)
roadblock [ˈrəʊdblɒk]
noun
control (m); barricada (f); retén (m); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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