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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (country)
a. Qatar
El árabe que se habla en Catar es totalmente diferente al que se habla en Egipto.The Arabic spoken in Qatar is completely different from that spoken in Egypt.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to savor)
a. to taste (wine)
Federico cató el vino y dijo: "Está agrio".Federico tasted the wine and said: "It's sour."
b. to sample
Catamos los bocadillos y el champán que servirán en nuestra boda.We sampled the appetizers and the champagne that will be served at our wedding.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(to harvest honey)
a. to extract honey from
El apicultor cató las colmenas.The beekeeper extracted honey from the combs.
4. (to check)
a. to look at
Cata el sombrero ridículo que tiene puesto Silvia.Look at the ridiculous hat Silvia is wearing.
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transitive verb
1. to taste
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transitive verb
1 (Culin) to taste; sample
2 (examinar) to examine; inspect
3 (mirar) to look at
¡cata! ¡cátale! just look at him!
4 [+colmenas] to extract honeycombs from
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