adept
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (skilled)
a. experto
Gerry became adept at avoiding my questions.Gerry se hizo experto en evitar mis preguntas.
b. hábil
An adept save from Perez gave the team a breathing space.Una hábil parada de Pérez le dio un respiro al equipo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (expert)
a. el experto
(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).
, la experta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I've only just started learning chess, but Sam and Richard are adepts.Acabo de empezar a aprender ajedrez, pero Sam y Richard ya son unos expertos.
b. el maestro
(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).
, la maestra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His teacher was an adept of the magic arts.Su profesora era una maestra del arte de la magia.
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adept
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a.
she is adept at getting her own waysiempre consigue lo que quiere
he had always been adept at persuading people to support himsiempre se le había dado muy bien conseguir el apoyo de la gente
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adept
adjective
[əˈdept] experto; hábil; ducho;at, in en;
noun
[ˈædept] expertoaexperta (m) (f);a experta maestroamaestra (m) (f);a maestra
to be an adept at sth/at doing sth ser experto or maestro en algo/en hacer algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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