alpha
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alpha(
ahl
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fuh
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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. (Greek letter)
a. la alfa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The name of my fraternity is Alpha Chi Alpha.El nombre de mi fraternidad es Alfa Ji Alfa.
2. (dominant male)
a. el macho alfa
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Don't approach the she-wolves while the alpha is around.No te acerques a las lobas mientras esté el macho alfa.
Alpha
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (military)
a. Alpha
I just graduated from basic and am going into Alpha Squad.Acabo de graduarme de entrenamiento básico y ya voy para el pelotón Alpha.
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alpha
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la alfa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (physics)
a.
alpha raysradiación or rayos alfa
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alpha [ˈælfə]
noun
(letter) alfa (f); (Britain) (Educ) (Univ) sobresaliente (m);
modifier
alpha particle (n) (Fís) partícula (f) alfa
alpha rhythm alpha wave (n) (Fisiol) ritmo (m) alfa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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