terreno = terrain masculine noun

terreno

masculine noun
masculine noun

English Translation of TERRENO

1
: terrain
vehículos todo terrenoall-terrain vehicles
en el terreno de la químicain the field of chemistry
ese no es mi terrenothat's not my field
el gobierno debe tomar medidas urgentes en el terreno económicothe government must take urgent measures in the economic sphere or field
la competencia de las empresas extranjeras en todos los terrenoscompetition from foreign companies in all areas
en cuanto a las pensiones, se ha avanzado poco en este terrenoas for pensions, little progress has been made in this area
este caso entra en el terreno militarthis case is a military matter
2
suelo : earth, ground
los accidentes del terrenothe unevenness of the ground or terrain
un terreno pedregosostony ground or terrain
estamos sobre un terreno arenosowe're on sandy soil or land
analizarán la situación sobre el terrenothey will analyse the situation on the ground
resolveremos el problema sobre el terrenowe will solve the problem as we go along
es terreno abonado para el vicioit is a breeding ground for vice
dichas tendencias han encontrado el terreno abonado entre la juventudthese trends have found a fertile breeding ground amongst the young
3
: plot, tract of land
30 hectáreas de terreno30 hectares of land
es terreno municipalit is council land
los terrenos pertenecientes al museothe land belonging to the museum
vender unos terrenosto sell some land
nos hemos comprado un terreno en las afueraswe've bought a piece of land or plot of land or some land on the outskirts of the city
el terreno que antes ocupaba la fábricathe site the factory used to be on
4
perder terreno : to lose ground
5
preparar el terreno : to pave the way

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