Translation of convoy in Spanish:

convoy

convoy, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑnˌvɔɪ//ˈkɒnvɔɪ/

noun

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    (of ships) convoy masculine
    (of vehicles) convoy masculine
    (of vehicles) caravana feminine
    • Ahead of the convoys were processions of mine sweepers, Coast Guard cutters, buoy-layers and motor launches.
    • Attacks on trucks and aid convoys make roads too dangerous to travel, and the scared and hungry arrive at swollen relief camps daily.
    • In fact, she was travelling in a convoy of three vehicles when all three drivers were stopped.
    • U.N. agencies are already on the ground bringing in convoys of relief aid.
    • He had previous convictions after pretending to be a fleet manager sending aid convoys to Bosnia and twice posing as a police officer.
    • They welcome outsiders with threats and extortion, and steal food from aid convoys.
    • For example, you are often tasked to accompany and protect convoys of food or refugees.
    • The motorcycle unit set up road blocks as a convoy of Tactical Aid Unit vans made their way to the addresses.
    • He urged them not to travel in convoys, because these tend to create a real hazard as motorists attempt to overtake on narrow roads.
    • Roosevelt had already pushed neutrality to the limit and had assigned warships to accompany convoys in the Atlantic.
    • Some Marines were flown back to the ship; others came down in convoys with their own vehicles.
    • I had two bodyguards and we would travel in a convoy of not less than two armoured vehicles.
    • They were among a group of locals who had rushed to the aid of the stricken convoy.
    • Long convoys still travel though the shattered rock and sand of the deserts and the hills.
    • In the First World War it was a rendezvous point for convoys travelling to Norway.
    • True to his word the travellers left in a convoy of caravans on Monday afternoon.
    • Too often, logistics convoys are thrown together at the last minute without even a combat order or a precombat inspection.
    • That day they visited four different bases, traveling between them in convoys.
    • An armed convoy of police vehicles swept into the prison complex an hour before his court hearing.
    • They were also designated to protect truck convoys and counter ambush forces.

transitive verb

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    (ships/trucks) escoltar
    (trucks/ships) convoyar
    • Or an army may be available in the British Isles, with no way to convoy it to where it is needed.
    • Maarten Tromp defeated Blake off Dungeness in December 1652, but convoying Dutch merchant ships through the Channel proved difficult and the Dutch chief minister, Johan de Witt, settled for reasonable peace terms from Cromwell in 1654.
    • Not only does Italy have every advantage that both Austria and Turkey do, but it also gains the advantage of outflanking Austria by convoying an army into Greece.
    • Every day, for 350 days, we organized the trains and convoyed to the brigade support area as a logistics package.
    • The harsh reality, again, is, as reported earlier by CNN, their vehicles are often convoyed further north.
    • The Airmen then convoyed to the city in early April where they replaced a group of Soldiers and became the 2632nd Aerospace Expeditionary Force Transportation Company.
    • These campaigns were narrowly defeated using a balanced force of Allied fleets, with opposing submarines, merchant ships convoyed by surface ships (primarily destroyers), and sea and land-based aviation.
    • If France does not enter the Channel, the army may be convoyed through the North Sea to Norway.
    • These companies, which convoyed daily, were able to provide their own security.
    • If their vehicles aren't armored, the policy is that they are convoyed on other vehicles.
    • The 32 OCS then convoyed and deployed all the equipment to Douglas Field, Fort Sill Army Post, and another local training site, all under field conditions.
    • The bottleneck access to Bulgaria means that deployment of armies is maddeningly slow until the Black Sea has been secured and can be used for convoying armies out of Ankara.
    • His first 11 months aboard the Alabama was in the European theatre, mostly in the North Sea, convoying British and Russian troop and supply ships against a German U-boat armada.
    • It would treat the army's move as a convoy in A and B, and would keep the convoy intact in C. Those who feel that the army move should be considered overland, not convoyed, won't like that.
    • The best way to do that is not to have an army available to convoy.