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"Doscientos cincuenta" is an adjective which is often translated as "two hundred and fifty", and "tres" is an adjective which is often translated as "three". Learn more about the difference between "doscientos cincuenta" and "tres" below.
doscientos cincuenta(
dohs
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syehn
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tohs
 
seeng
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kwehn
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tah
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. two hundred and fifty (cardinal)
Tengo doscientos cincuenta euros en la cartera. ¿Crees que será suficiente?I have two hundred and fifty euros in my wallet. Do you think it will be enough?
b. two hundred and fiftieth (ordinal)
Este año celebramos el doscientos cincuenta aniversario de la creación de la empresa.This year we celebrate the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the firm.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. two hundred and fifty
El resultado de la división es doscientos cincuenta.The result of the division is two hundred and fifty.
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tres(
trehs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. three
Compré tres libros nuevos en la librería.I bought three new books at the bookstore.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. three
El tres es mi número de la suerte cuando juego en los casinos.Three is my lucky number when I gamble in casinos.
b. third (in dates)
Hoy estamos a tres de diciembre. ¡Cómo pasa el tiempo!Today is the third of December. Time sure does fly!
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