Translation of "embargo" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɪmˈbɑː·ɡəʊ/ us /ɪmˈbɑr·ɡoʊ/ plural embargoes

an order by a government to stop trade with another country

an arms/oil embargo
We will not lift (= stop) the trade embargo until they end this war.
verb uk /ɪmˈbɑː·ɡəʊ/ us /ɪmˈbɑr·ɡoʊ/ present participle embargoing, present tense embargoes, past tense and past participle embargoed

to officially stop trading with another country

They are planning to embargo oil imports.

(Translation of “embargo” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /imˈbaːɡəu/ (plural embargoes)

an official order forbidding something, especially trade with another country

a trade embargo.

(Translation of “embargo” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)