acres
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acres(
ey
-
kuhrz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (a lot of)
a. el montón
(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).
There're acres of room for the children to run and play.Los niños tienen un montón de espacio para correr y jugar.
acre
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (unit of measurement)
a. el acre
(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).
This property is worth about $10,000 per acre.Esta propiedad vale unos $10,000 por acre.
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acre
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el acre
(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).
b. 4047 m2
2. (colloquial)
a.
acres of spaceun montón or
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acre [ˈeɪkəʳ]
noun
acre (m) 4.047 metros cuadrados; (4.047 metros cuadrados)
the family's broad or rolling acres las extensas fincas de la familia; there are acres of space for you to play in hay la mar de espacio para que juguéis (informal); I've got acres of weeds tengo un montón de malas hierbas (informal)
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acre
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acre(
ah
-
kreh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (unit of measurement)
a. acre
¿Cuántos acres tiene su viñedo? - Tiene 300 acres.How many acres does your vineyard have? - It's a 300-acre vineyard.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (sharp to the nose)
a. acrid
En el sótano había un olor acre, como de algún producto con amoniaco.In the cellar there was an acrid smell, as if of some ammonia product.
b. pungent
Había sudado mucho y su camiseta desprendía un olor acre.He'd sweated a lot and his T-shirt gave off a pungent smell.
3. (sharp to the taste)
a. bitter
Este vino tiene un sabor acre que sin embargo no resulta desagradable.This wine has a bitter taste which is not unpleasant though.
4. (mordant)
a. caustic
En todos sus libros, la autora hace gala de un sentido del humor acre y jocoso.In all her books, the author displays a caustic and jocular sense of humor.
b. biting
El líder de la oposición hizo una crítica acre y malintencionada de la política del gobierno.The opposition leader made a biting and spiteful critique of the government policy.
c. harsh
Su comentario fue acre y estuvo fuera de lugar. - No estoy de acuerdo, fue justo y pertinente.Your comment was harsh and out of place. - I don't agree. It was just and relevant.
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acre
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (olor)
a. acrid, pungent
2. (sabor)
a. bitter
3. (brusco, desagradable)
a. caustic
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (general)
a. acre
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acre
adjective
1 [+sabor] sharp; bitter; [+olor] acrid; pungent
2 [+temperamento] sour; [+crítica] sharp; biting; mordant
acre
acre
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acres of land
acres de tierra
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