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barrage / presa
 
barrage   [ˈbærɑ:ȝ]
A. -noun
1. (=dam)   presa (f)
2. (military)   cortina (f) de fuego
a. [of balloons etcetera]   aluviónoun (m)
3. (figurative)
·a barrage of noise
·un estrépito
·a barrage of questions
·una lluvia de preguntas
·there was a barrage of protests
·se produjo un aluviónoun de protestas
B. -transitive verb
·to be barraged by somebody
(figurative)   verse asediado por somebody, someone
·he was barraged by phone calls
·se vio desbordado por un aluviónoun de llamadas
C. -compound
·barrage balloon   -noun   globo (m) de barrera
 
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