Portakabin

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Portakabin

(ˈpɔːtəˌkæbɪn)
n
(Building) trademark a portable building quickly set up for use as a temporary office, etc
Translations

Portakabin

® [ˈpɔːtəˌkæbɪn] N (gen) → caseta f prefabricada; (= extension to office etc) → anexo m prefabricado; (= works office etc) → barracón m de obras

Portakabin®

[ˈpɔːrtəkæbɪn] npetit bâtiment m préfabriqué (transportable par route)

Portakabin®

nContainer m; (used as accommodation also) → Wohncontainer m; (used as office also) → Bürocontainer m
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Cardiff council has applied to build the four Portakabins on a balcony at Ty Tresillian on Hansen Street in Butetown.
After its listed status was shamefully removed, we are now, it seems, to have Portakabins on the site for a "temporary" period of time.
Birmingham Monarchs officials discovered one of the Portakabins used to store equipment at Perry Hall playing fields had been broken into as they arrived at the track ahead of their first league meeting of the season on Sunday morning.
Everything has been done to make it as accommodating as possible, but portakabins are portakabins.
It was decided the school would remain closed to pupils until next week, with youngsters being accommodated in Portakabins and surplus space in other school buildings when they return.
Our selection of the best of your messages to our Twitter and Facebook sites Controversial Finham Park 2 school gets the go-ahead Not sure how well they can deliver education in Portakabins on a temp site miles from where it is set to be.
British owned provider of portakabins and other temporary accommodation Algeco Scotsman is understood to be preparing for an initial public offering (IPO), Sky News reported on Monday.
Portakabins will be used for short-stay patients and those under observation to ease overcrowding at the 478-bed hospital.
Sales will continue from 4pm until kick-off from portakabins outside the ground.
Schools Minister Vernon Coaker said: "Parents will be appalled to hear that the Tories want to go back to the bad old days of children learning in Portakabins.
Dubai: Three people were treated for minor suffocation in a fire that broke out at labour portakabins in a building currently under construction in Al Nahda areaAaon WednesdayAaafternoon.