A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (storage facility)
a. warehouse
Los productos se envían directamente desde nuestro almacén en dos días.Our products are shipped directly from our warehouse within two days.
b. storehouse
Las mercancías se envían a un almacén hasta su distribución.Goods are sent to a storehouse until they are distributed.
c. storeroom
El almacén está lleno de moscas. ¿Qué es lo que pasó allí?The storeroom is full of flies. What happened in there?
2. (commerce)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. store
Voy al almacén. ¿Necesitas algo?I'm going to the store. Do you need anything?
b. shop
Hay un almacén en el centro que vende esa marca.There's a shop downtown that sells that brand.
c. grocery store
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El almacén estará cerrado mañana por el feriado.The grocery store will be closed tomorrow for the holiday.
d. grocer's (United Kingdom)
¿Venden huevos en el almacén de Paco?Do they sell eggs at Paco's grocer's?
3. (large retail store; used with "gran")
Regionalism used in Mexico
Regionalism used in Spain
a. department store
¿No fuiste a Harrods cuando visitaste Londres? ¡Es un gran almacén muy famoso!Didn't you go to Harrods when you visited London? It's a really famous department store!
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (large retail store)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. department store
El Corte Inglés es de los almacenes más famosos de España.The Corte Inglés is one of the most famous department stores in Spain.
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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. (depósito)
a. warehouse
almacén de mercancíasgoods depot
(grandes) almacenesdepartment store
2. (de alimentos)
a. grocery store
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1 [de mercancías] warehouse; store
tener algo en almacén (de reserva) to have sth in store; (Com) to stock sth
almacén de depósito bonded warehouse
almacén depositario (Com) depository
2 (Mecánica) (Mil) magazine
3 (tienda) shop; store
almacenes grandes almacenes department store
; (s)
Almacenes Pérez Pérez Department Store
almacén frigorífico cold store
4 (Latinoamérica) (tienda de comestibles) grocer's (shop)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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