Traducción de floodgate en Español:

floodgate

compuerta, n.

Pronunciación /ˈflʌdɡeɪt//ˈflədˌɡeɪt/

nombre

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    compuerta femenino
    esclusa femenino
    to open the floodgates to sth abrirle las puertas a algo
    • The 12-year-old test case may open the floodgates for a spate of litigation against local authorities.
    • But a drive to cut waiting times could open the floodgates for more cabbies to take to the streets.
    • They want the syndrome to be recognised - which would open the floodgates for compensation claims - and for it to be tackled ahead of any future conflict.
    • His victory could open the floodgates for other claims.
    • Analysts believe a positive reaction to the issue could open the floodgates for dozens of other high-tech firms which have been waiting for the market to improve.
    • However, the profession is strongly opposed to any such move because it fears it would open the floodgates for malicious claims against its members.
    • It's this kind of attitude that has prised open the floodgates for all manner of garden ornaments.
    • He added that if the application was passed, it could open the floodgates for many other farmers to put turbines on their land.
    • The move is going to open the floodgates for showing Bollywood films in Pakistan.
    • I hope it does open the floodgates for compensation.
    • The moment his feet stepped across the threshold the memories came flooding back like a floodgate had been opened, ironically causing simultaneous feelings of joy and sadness to nearly overwhelm him.
    • To wish for love is like opening a floodgate for emotion.
    • They fear that it could open the floodgates for similar walls - and ruin the character of the green area.
    • It would open the floodgates for highways obstructions.
    • A decision allowing Tesco to stock jeans without Levi's consent would open the floodgates for other branded goods to be sold cheaply in Britain.
    • If a few cities like Toowoomba can be assisted in leading the way, it should open the floodgates for other cities and towns to take the same step.
    • Local residents objected, claiming that it could open the floodgates for potentially harmful materials to be stored.
    • He said he hoped the victory would open the floodgates for other soldiers affected by Gulf War Syndrome.
    • It could open the floodgates for offenders brought back to jail after committing crimes.
    • His success is expected to open the floodgates for American cycling, as Armstrong's feats can now command the front pages of most American papers and magazines.