Translation of "gap" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɡæp/ us /ɡæp/

B1 an empty space or hole in the middle of something, or between two things

There’s a big gap between the door and the floor.
The sun was shining through a gap in the curtains.

something that is absent and stops something from being complete

laguna, vacío
There are still huge gaps in my knowledge.

a difference between two groups of people or two situations

diferencia, brecha
an age gap
The gap between rich and poor is increasing.

a period of time spent doing something different

descanso, intervalo
After a gap of five years, Jen decided to go back to work.

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


noun /ɡӕp/

a break or open space

hueco, espacio, vacío; brecha
a gap between his teeth.
gap year /ˈɡæp ˌjiə/ noun

(British) a year between leaving school and starting university that a young person spends travelling/traveling or getting work experience

año sabático
She spent her gap year travelling/traveling around the world.

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