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"Adolescent" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la adolescente", and "suburban" is an adjective which is often translated as "suburbano". Learn more about the difference between "adolescent" and "suburban" below.
adolescent(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (teenage person)
a. el adolescente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la adolescente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My new fantasy book is targeted at adolescents.Mi nuevo libro de fantasía va dirigido a los adolescentes.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (teenage)
a. adolescente
The charity aims to encourage adolescent girls to pursue careers in the sciences.Esta organización benéfica tiene como objetivo fomentar que las chicas adolescentes estudien ciencias.
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suburban(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (relating to the suburbs)
a. suburbano
Ana spent her years in the city dreaming of a suburban lifestyle.Ana pasó los años que vivió en la cuidad soñando con la vida suburbana.
2. (near to a city)
a. suburbano
I grew up in a typical family, in a suburban neighborhood of New Jersey.Yo crecí en una familia típica, en un barrio suburbano de Nueva Jersey.
3. (inhabiting a suburb)
a. aburguesado
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g., redneck).
(pejorative)
The novel is about a group of suburban housewives who rebel against their husbands.La novela trata de un grupo de amas de casa aburguesadas que se rebelan contra sus maridos.
4. (transport)
a. suburbano
All suburban train services leave from this station.Todos los servicios de trenes suburbanos salen de esta estación.
b. de cercanías
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Every day, thousands of commuters crowd the suburban trains at rush hour.Cada día, miles de viajeros llenan los trenes de cercanías en la hora punta.
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