Translation of "countdown" - English-Spanish dictionary

countdown

noun uk /ˈkaʊnt.daʊn/ us

the act of counting backwards to zero

cuenta atrás
The countdown to the rocket launch will begin at 9.00 a.m.

a short period of time leading to an important event

cuenta atrás
The countdown to the election has already begun.

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