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zanjas y zapatas

English translation: trench excavation

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Spanish term or phrase:excavación en zanjas
English translation:trench excavation
Entered by: Nikki Graham
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16:54 Nov 2, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: zanjas y zapatas
Excavación en zanjas y zapatas
JCG
trench excavation and footings
Explanation:
zanja is trench, zapata = footing. Sometimes also just foundations as a whole. More context necessary to be 100% sure.
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Nikki Graham
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:37
Grading comment
Thank you,
I think that "foundations" will be OK in this case
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5trench excavation and footings
Nikki Graham


  

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trench excavation and footings


Explanation:
zanja is trench, zapata = footing. Sometimes also just foundations as a whole. More context necessary to be 100% sure.


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Nikki Graham
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 1726
Grading comment
Thank you,
I think that "foundations" will be OK in this case
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