Translation of high-rise in Spanish:


torre (de apartamentos), n.

Pronunciation /ˈhʌɪrʌɪz//ˈhaɪˌraɪz/



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    torre (de apartamentos) feminine
    torre (de pisos) feminine Spain


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    (building/block) alto
    (block/building) de muchas plantas
    (apartment) de una torre
    (apartment) de un edificio alto
    • Several high-rise office buildings near the embassy were heavily damaged.
    • All this prosperity manifests itself in the city's swish downtown area, with its glittering high-rise office buildings and hotels.
    • Montevideo is a modern city, with high-rise apartments and office buildings.
    • Luxury high-rise apartment buildings and large houses have all the amenities one would expect in the United States.
    • Wood has given way to cement as the main building material, and new forms of architecture include high-rise buildings for offices and residences, and air-conditioned shopping malls.
    • Until around the turn of the 21st century, high-rise buildings were quite rare in Vienna.
    • Over time, the city spread out; its central business district became dense with high-rise office and residential buildings and an excellent infrastructure developed.
    • They contrast with the often impeccably maintained town centres and are largely made up of high-rise tower blocks that are lacking in amenities, especially for the youth.
    • Architectural styles range from ornate, nineteenth-century villas to modern, high-rise apartment buildings.
    • On Malaysia's west coast, thousands of residents fled high-rise apartment buildings and hotels.
    • Not surprisingly, the vast majority of the population here lives in single-family detached housing; relatively few people are in high-rise apartment buildings or condos.
    • Most South Koreans in urban areas live in high-rise, multistory dwellings.
    • The housing project included the construction of a massive shopping center, an international school and high-rise office buildings, an apartment, a five star hotel and international class hospital.
    • We hopped into my car, and she directed me downtown to the Belvedere, an old high-rise office building that had been converted into cheap apartments.
    • In contrast to the rest of the country, hotels, offices, villas and high-rise apartment buildings are going up at a frenzied pace.
    • This more northerly part of the area is in contrast to the mass tourism-dominated southern end of the Costa Brava, with its high-rise tower blocks and packed beaches.
    • It's in the grand tradition of big cities that there are little delis, cafés or coffee shops on the main floor of high-rise apartment buildings.
    • All four sites have since been developed and are now occupied by high-rise office buildings.
    • During the past few months the problems and incidents when answering call-outs at high-rise tower blocks have escalated, they added.
    • Instead of cosy, low-rent substitute houses in old neighbourhoods, there were high-rise apartment buildings.