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"Despertador" is a noun which is often translated as "alarm clock", and "jabón" is a noun which is often translated as "soap". Learn more about the difference between "despertador" and "jabón" below.
despertador(
dehs
-
pehr
-
tah
-
dohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (device)
a. alarm clock
Puse el despertador para las 7 am.I set the alarm clock for 7 am.
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jabón(
hah
-
bohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (cleaning product)
a. soap
Lavarse las manos con agua y jabón sigue siendo lo mejor para evitar infecciones.Washing your hands with water and soap is still the best way to avoid infections.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fear)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
(Southern Cone)
a. fright
Ver la sangre en el suelo le pegó jabón.The sight of blood on the floor gave her a fright.
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