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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. (adherence)
a. grip
Acuérdate de que la lluvia afecta el agarre de las llantas.Don't forget that rain affects tire grip.
2. (grasp)
a. grip
Puedes mejorar tu agarre haciendo ejercicios.You can improve your grip by doing exercises.
b. hold
Hay que mantener un agarre firme de los remos.You need to keep a firm hold on the oars.
3. (stability)
a. roadholding
Este coche tiene muy buen agarre, pero es muy pequeño para una familia como la nuestra.This car has excellent roadholding, but it's too small for a family like ours.
4. (grab bar)
a. grab rail
Tendremos que instalar un agarre para ducha si tu madre se viene a vivir con nosotros.We'll need to fit a grab rail in the shower if your mother is coming to live with us.
5. (part to hold)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. handgrip
Voy a comprar un agarre y un estuche para mi cámara nueva.I'm going to buy a handgrip and case for my new camera.
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1 (Latinoamérica) (agarro) hold; (Automóviles) road-holding; road-holding quality
2 (And) (asidero) handle
3 (valor) guts (familiar)
; (p)
tener agarre (tener influencia) to have pull; be able to pull strings
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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