Oscar
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Oscar(
as
-
kuhr
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(annual prize)
a. el Óscar
(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).
Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would win an Oscar!¡Jamás me imaginé ni en sueños que llegaría a ganar un Óscar!
2.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(statuette)
a. óscar
The scriptwriter kept her Oscar on the mantelpiece.La guionista tenía su óscar en la repisa de la chimenea.
3. (name)
a. Óscar
Oscar de Leon is a famous Venezuelan salsa singer.Óscar de León es un conocido cantante de salsa venezolano.
b. Oscar
I don't know why Oscar is so grouchy all the time.No sé por qué Oscar está siempre tan malhumorado.
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Óscar
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Usage note
The plural of this word is "Óscar" when it refers to the award or the ceremony, but "óscares" when it refers to the statuette or an Oscar winner. Additionally, this word must begin with a capital letter when it refers to the award or the ceremony. Depending on how it is pronounced in Spanish, the name can either take an accent or not.
Óscar(
ohs
-
kahr
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Oscar
Fui al cine con Óscar y Ramiro.I went to the movies with Oscar and Ramiro.
óscar
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (award)
a. Oscar
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Leonardo DiCaprio ganó su primer Óscar en 2016.Leonardo DiCaprio won his first Oscar in 2016.
3. (statuette)
a. Oscar
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
El actor mostró el óscar que ganó a los fotógrafos.The actor showed his Oscar to the photographers.
4. (person who has won an Oscar)
a. Oscar winner
Los óscares mexicanos Alfonso Cuarón y Alejandro González Iñárritu son amigos.The Mexican Oscar winners Alfonso Cuaron y Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu are friends.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (ceremony)
a. the Oscars
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Chris Rock fue el anfitrión de los Óscar en 2016.Chris Rock was the host of the 2016 Oscars
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óscar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cinema)
a. Oscar
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Oscar
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