alimento

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alimento(
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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. (sustenance)
a. food
¿Tiene algún alimento que quiera donar a los más necesitados?Do you have any food that you want to donate to those in need?
b. nourishment
La fórmula provee alimentos abundantes para los infantes.The formula provides ample nourishment for infants.
2. (support)
a. fuel
Sus declaraciones polémicas solo echaron alimento al fuego.His controversial statements only added fuel to the fire.
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alimento
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. food
la lectura es un alimento para el espíritureading improves your mind
alimentos grasosfatty foods
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alimento
1 (comida) food
de mucho alimento nourishing; de poco alimento of little nutritional value
alimento de primera necesidad staple food
alimentos integrales whole foods
alimentos naturales health foods
2 (apoyo) encouragement; support; (incentivo) incentive; [de pasión] fuel;
3 alimentos (Jur) maintenance allowance
singular
; (s)
alimony
singular
; (s) (EEUU)
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