A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (the FIFA World Cup)
a. the World Cup
¿Dónde se jugará el próximo Mundial?Where will the next World Cup be played?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (pertaining to the world)
a. world
La nadadora batió el récord mundial.The swimmer broke the world record.
b. worldwide
La contaminación es un problema mundial.Pollution is a worldwide problem.
c. global
La demanda mundial de cacao sigue creciendo.The global demand for cocoa is still rising.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (sports)
a. world championships
Mi hermana participará en el mundial de gimnasia rítmica.My sister will take part in the world rhythmic gymnastics championships.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (política, economía, guerra)
a. world
2. (tratado, organización, fama)
a. worldwide
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. World Championships
4. (en fútbol)
a. World Cup
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[+acontecimiento, esfuerzo, organismo] worldwide; [+economía, figura, población] world
una crisis a escala mundial a crisis on a worldwide scale; a global crisis; las comunicaciones mundiales worldwide communications
otra guerra mundial
la primera guerra mundial the First World War; World War I; la segunda guerra mundial the Second World War; World War II
world championship
el Mundial o los Mundiales (de Fútbol) the World Cup; el Mundial o los Mundiales de Atletismo the Athletics World Cup o Championship
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