óvalo
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óvalo(
oh
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bah
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loh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (geometry)
a. oval
En la entrada de la casa, había un gran espejo con forma de óvalo.In the entrance hall of the house, there was a big mirror in the shape of an oval.
2. (transport)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. traffic circle
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Uno de los semáforos se apagó y hubo un accidente en el óvalo.One of the lights went out, and there was an accident at the traffic circle.
b. roundabout
Han habido menos embotellamientos desde que instalaron el óvalo.There have been fewer traffic jams here since they installed the roundabout.
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óvalo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. oval
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óvalo
1 (figura) oval
2 (México) (Med) pessary
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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