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Those involved in the talks said that bringing in the temporary power generators was only one option. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This requires generators to produce a minimum percentage of their electricity from renewable sources. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They plan to bring in generators and pallets to go under tents. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The only sound was the noise of a motor generator with the floodlights. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Power generators and drug makers tend to have relatively resilient earnings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It does need electricity and until it is connected that would have to come from a generator. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'generator'

British English: generator /ˈdʒɛnəˌreɪtə/ NOUN
A generator is a machine which produces electricity.
The house has its own power generators.
  • American English: generator
  • Arabic: مُوَلِّد
  • Brazilian Portuguese: gerador
  • Chinese: 发电机
  • Croatian: generator
  • Czech: generátor
  • Danish: generator
  • Dutch: generator
  • European Spanish: generador
  • Finnish: generaattori
  • French: générateur
  • German: Generator
  • Greek: γεννήτρια
  • Italian: generatore
  • Japanese: 発電機
  • Korean: 발전기
  • Norwegian: generator
  • Polish: generator
  • European Portuguese: gerador
  • Romanian: generator
  • Russian: генератор
  • Spanish: generador
  • Swedish: generator
  • Thai: เครื่องกำเนิดไฟฟ้า
  • Turkish: jeneratör
  • Ukrainian: генератор
  • Vietnamese: máy phát


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