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"Diálogo" is a noun which is often translated as "conversation", and "puntos suspensivos" is a plural noun which is often translated as "ellipsis". Learn more about the difference between "diálogo" and "puntos suspensivos" below.
diálogo(
dyah
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loh
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goh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (chat)
a. conversation
Tuvimos un diálogo muy interesante sobre religión y filosofía.We had a very interesting conversation about religion and philosophy.
2. (literature)
a. dialogue
En sus diálogos, Platón examina los vicios y las virtudes del hombre.Plato examines the vices and virtues of man in his dialogues.
b. dialog
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En este diálogo, los personajes discuten sobre la vida después de la muerte.In this dialog, the characters discuss life after death.
3. (politics)
a. talks
En el diálogo se abordó el tema de las armas de destrucción masiva.The talks dealt with weapons of mass destruction.
b. negotiations
Los países retomaron el diálogo luego del cese del fuego.The countries resumed the negotiations after the ceasefire.
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puntos suspensivos(
poon
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tohs
 
soos
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pehn
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see
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bohs
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (punctuation)
a. ellipsis
El escritor usó puntos suspensivos para indicar que la voz del personaje se desvaneció.The writer used an ellipsis to indicate that the character's voice trailed off.
b. three dots
Su mensaje misterioso acabó en puntos suspensivos.Her cryptic message ended with three dots.
c. dot dot dot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La carta termina en puntos suspensivos. No sabemos si hay más.The letter ends in dot dot dot. We don't know if there's any more.
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