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wall

noun   /wɔːl/
A1 one of the sides of a room or building pared, muro There were several large paintings on the wall.
A1 a structure made of brick or stone that divides different areas muro a prison wall a garden wall
(Definition of wall from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

wall

noun /woːl/
something built of stone, brick, plaster, wood etc and used to separate off or enclose something muro, tapia, muralla; pared There’s a wall at the bottom of the garden The Great Wall of China a garden wall.
any of the sides of a building or room pared One wall of the room is yellow – the rest are white.
walled adjective
amurallado, fortificado; tapiado a walled city.
-walled suffix
having (a certain type or number of) wall(s) de paredes/muros… a high-walled garden.
wallpaper noun
paper used to decorate interior walls of houses etc papel pintado patterned wallpaper My wife wants to put wallpaper on the walls, but I would rather paint them.
wall-to-wall adjective
(of a carpet etc ) covering the entire floor of a room etc de pared a pared; (alfombra) moqueta wall-to-wall carpeting.
have one’s back to the wall
to be in a desperate situation estar/encontrarse entre la espada y la pared The army in the south have their backs to the wall, and are fighting a losing battle.
up the wall
crazy loco This business is sending/driving me up the wall!
(Definition of wall from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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