agujero
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agujero(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (opening)
a. hole
Estoy enojada porque mi suéter favorito tiene un agujero.I'm really annoyed because there's a hole in my favorite sweater.
2. (commerce)
a. hole
Los legisladores están considerando por fin aumentos de impuestos para tapar el agujero presupuestario.Legislators are finally considering tax increases to plug the hole in the budget.
b. deficit
La reforma de sanidad del presidente contribuyó a reducir el déficit presupuestario.The president's health care reform contributed to lowering the budget deficit.
c. shortfall
Las ventas no alcanzaron la meta, provocando un agujero en el balance final de la empresa.Sales were under target, causing a shortfall in the company's bottom line.
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agujero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hueco, abertura)
a. hole
agujero de balabullet hole
2. (astronomy)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
agujero negroblack hole
3. (deuda)
a. deficit
hay un agujero de cien millonesa hundred million are unaccounted for
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agujero
1 (abertura) hole
hacer un agujero en to make a hole in
agujero de hombre manhole
agujero de ozono ozone hole; hole in the ozone layer
agujero negro black hole
2 (Cos) (para agujas) needle case; (para alfileres) pincushion
3 (Economía) (deuda) hole; drain; deficit
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Phrases with "agujero"
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agujero negro
black hole
agujero de ozono
ozone hole
agujero de la capa de ozono
hole in the ozone layer
agujero en la capa de ozono
hole in the ozone layer
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