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channel / canal
 
channel   [ˈtʃænl]
A. -noun
(=watercourse, television channel)   canal (m)
(=strait)   estrecho (m)
(=deepest part of river)   cauce (m)   (figurative)
a. [of communication]   vía (f)
·irrigation channel   acequia (f),   canal (m) de riego
·green/red channel
(Customs)   pasillo (m) verde/rojo
·to go through the usual channels
·seguir las vías normales
·the (English) Channel
·el Canal (de la Mancha)
·channel of distribution
vía or canal
B. -transitive verb
(=hollow out)
[+course]   acanalar
(=direct)
[+river]   encauzar   (figurative)
[+interest, energies]   encauzar,   dirigir   (into   a)
C. -compound
·the Channel Islands   -noun plural   las Islas Anglonormandas or del Canal de la Mancha
·the Channel Tunnel   -noun   el túnel del Canal de la Mancha
 
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