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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (favorable outcome)
a. success
Para lograr el éxito en la escuela, hay que estudiar mucho.To achieve success in school, you must study a lot.
2. (popular song)
a. hit
Alejandro Fernández tiene un éxito tras otro.Alejandro Fernandez has one hit after another.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (logro, fama)
a. success
la fiesta fue un éxitothe party was a success
con éxitosuccessfully
tener éxitoto be successful
2. (libro)
a. bestseller
3. (canción)
a. hit
de éxitobestselling
ser un éxito (de ventas)to be a bestseller
un éxito de taquillaa box-office hit
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1 (buen resultado) success
la operación resultó con éxito the operation was successful o was a success; la tarta que trajiste fue un gran éxito the cake you brought was a great success; tiene mucho éxito entre los hombres she's very successful with men; she has a great deal of success with men; es un hombre de éxito he's a successful man; tener éxito en algo to be successful in sth; make a success of sth; no tener éxito to be unsuccessful; not succeed
2 (Música) (Teat) success; hit
un éxito rotundo (gen) a resounding success; (Música) a smash hit; grandes éxitos greatest hits
éxito de librería best seller
éxito de taquilla box-office success
éxito de ventas best seller
éxito editorial best seller
3 (resultado) result; outcome
buen éxito happy outcome; success; con buen éxito successfully; tener buen éxito to succeed; be successful; have a happy outcome; tener mal éxito to have an unfortunate outcome; fail; be unsuccessful
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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