acto

acto(
ahk
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toh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (deed)
a. act
Ese delincuente cometió un acto terrible que debe castigarse.This criminal committed a terrible act that must be punished.
b. action
Solo tú eres responsable de tu actos.You alone are responsible for your actions.
2. (solemn occasion)
a. ceremony
Al final del acto, el presidente dijo unas palabras de agradecimiento.At the end of the ceremony, the president said a few words of thanks.
b. function
El lunes habrá un acto en la escuela para conmemorar el Día de la Bandera.On Monday, there will be a function at school to commemorate Flag Day.
3. (theater)
a. act
Hubo un intermedio en la obra al terminar el primer acto.There was an intermission during the play, at the end of the first act.
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acto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (acción)
a. act
no es responsable de sus actoshe's not responsible for his actions
hacer acto de presenciato show one's face
acto de feact of faith
acto reflejoreflex action
acto sexualsexual act
2. (ceremonia)
a. ceremony
actos culturalescultural events
acto electoralelection rally
3. (theater)
a. act
4. (expresiones)
a.
acto seguidoimmediately after
en el actoon the spot, there and then
reparaciones en el actorepairs done while you wait
acto
1 (acción) act; action
el acto de escribir es un tipo de terapia the act o action of writing is a kind of therapy; no es responsable de sus actos he's not responsible for his actions
en el acto de
la atraparon en el acto de falsificar la firma they caught her in the act of forging the signature; hacer acto de presencia (asistir) to attend; be present; (aparecer) to appear; (dejarse ver brevemente) put in an appearance; morir en acto de servicio to die on active service; el acto sexual the sexual o sex act
acto carnal carnal act
acto de contrición act of contrition
acto de desagravio act of atonement
acto de fe act of faith
acto de habla speech act
acto reflejo reflex action
Actos de los Apóstoles Acts (of the Apostles)
2 (ceremonia)
celebrar un acto to hold a function
acto inaugural opening ceremony
acto oficial official function
acto público public engagement
el primer acto público del príncipe/cantante anunció su dimisión en un acto público
acto religioso (religious) service
3 (Teat) act
4
en el acto (inmediatamente) there and then; la ingresaron y la operaron en el acto she was admitted and operated on there and then o on the spot; murió en el acto he died instantly
reparaciones en el acto repairs while you wait
5
acto seguido acto continuo immediately after(wards)
pagó y acto seguido se marchó
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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