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"Cab" is a noun which is often translated as "el taxi", and "taxi" is a noun which is also often translated as "el taxi". Learn more about the difference between "cab" and "taxi" below.
cab(
kahb
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vehicle)
a. el taxi
(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).
I took a cab downtown from the airport.Tomé un taxi del aeropuerto hasta el centro.
b. el coche de caballos
(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).
(horse-drawn)
My sister arrived at the church for her wedding in one of those old-fashioned cabs.Mi hermana llegó a la iglesia el día de su boda en uno de esos coches de caballos tradicionales.
c. el cabriolé
(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).
(horse-drawn)
The driver cracked his whip and the cab set off.El cochero hizo chasquear el látigo y el cabriolé partió.
2. (driver's compartment)
a. la cabina
(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).
The farmer got up into the cab and started the tractor.El granjero entró en la cabina y arrancó el tractor.
CAB
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
3. (Citizens Advice Bureau) (United Kingdom)
a. la oficina de asesoría jurídica para los ciudadanos
(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).
If you don't have a lawyer, you can get help from CAB.Si no tienes abogado, puedes obtener ayuda de la oficina de asesoría jurídica para los ciudadanos.
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taxi(
tahk
-
si
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport)
a. el taxi
(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).
The bellhop at the hotel hailed us a taxi.El botones del hotel nos llamó un taxi.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (aviation)
a. rodar por la pista
The plane is still taxying, so we're waiting for them at the baggage claim.El avión aún está rodando por la pista, así que estamos esperándolos en la recogida de equipajes.
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