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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (furniture)
a. cupboard
Guarda las tazas en la alacena después de lavarlas.Put the cups in the cupboard when you've washed them.
b. closet
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Esta alacena está llena de copas que no usamos.This closet is full of glasses that we never use.
2. (room)
a. pantry
Fui a la alacena a buscar un paquete de azúcar, y resulta que la bombilla está fundida.I went to the pantry to get a packet of sugar, and it turns out that the bulb is blown.
b. larder
La casa tiene una alacena bastante grande junto a la cocina.The house has quite a big larder next to the kitchen.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mueble)
a. kitchen cupboard
2. (en la pared)
a. wall cupboard
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cupboard; closet; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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