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Translation of "road" - English-Spanish dictionary

road

noun   /rəʊd/
A1 a long, hard surface built for vehicles to drive on carretera, calle Be careful when you cross the road. The journey takes about three hours by road (= in a car, bus, etc.).
Road
A1 used in the name of a road as part of an address Calle 142 Park Road
(Definition of road from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

road

noun /rəud/
a strip of ground usually with a hard level surface for people, vehicles etc to travel on camino; carreera This road takes you past the school (also adjective) road safety.
(often abbreviated to Rdwhen written) used in the names of roads or streets calle His address is 24 School Road.
a route; the correct road(s) to follow in order to arrive somewhere camino We’d better look at the map because I’m not sure of the road.
a way that leads to something camino the road to peace He’s on the road to ruin.
roadblock noun
a barrier put across a road (eg by the police) in order to stop or slow down traffic control policial The police have set up a roadblock.
road map noun
a map showing the roads of (part of) a country mapa de carreteras a road map of Great Britain.
road rage noun
a situation in which the driver of one car behaves violently towards another driver Violencia Vehicular (also adjective) a road rage incident.
roadside noun
the ground beside a road borde de la carretera flowers growing by the roadside (also adjective) a roadside café.
roadway noun
the part of a road on which cars etc travel calzada Don’t walk on the roadway.
roadworks noun plural
the building or repairing of a road obras de carretera The traffic was held up by the roadworks.
roadworthy adjective
good enough or safe to be used on the road en buen estado para circular Is this car roadworthy?
roadworthiness noun
buenas condiciones de circulación Every car has to be annually checked for tts roadworthiness.
by road
in a lorry, car etc por la carretera We’ll send the furniture by road rather than by rail We came by road.
(Definition of road from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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