amusements
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amusements(
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mihnts
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (rides) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
They've set up temporary amusements for the children to enjoy this weekend.Montaron un parque de diversiones temporario para que disfruten los niños este fin de semana.
We went down to the park to ride the amusements.Fuimos al parque para montar en las atracciones.
amusement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (enjoyment)
a. la diversión
(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).
I think Gabriel likes to annoy me just for his own amusement.Creo que a Gabriel le gusta molestarme solo para su propia diversión.
It was a night of eating, drinking, stories, and amusement.Fue una noche de comida, bebida, relatos y diversión.
3. (pastime)
a. el entretenimiento
(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).
What do you like to do for amusement? - I play golf and go hiking.¿Qué te gusta hacer como entretenimiento? - Juego golf y hago senderismo.
b. la distracción
(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).
There isn't much in the way of amusement around here, but it's certainly pretty.No hay mucho de distracción por aquí, pero sin duda es bonito.
c. la entretención
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Their favorite amusement is dancing.Su entretención preferida es el baile.
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amusement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (enjoyment)
a. la diversión
(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).
much to everyone's amusementpara regocijo or diversión de todos
2. (pastime)
a. el distracción f, entretenimiento
(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).
amusement arcadesalón de juegos (recreativos)
amusement parkparque de atracciones
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amusement [əˈmjuːzmənt]
noun
1 (mirth)
with a look of amusement con mirada risueña; there was general amusement at this al oír esto se rieron todos; much to my amusement con gran regocijo mío; to conceal one's amusement ocultar sus ganas de reír; aguantarse la risa
2 (entertainment) distracción (f); diversión (f)
they do it for amusement only para ellos es un pasatiempo nada más
3 amusements (pastimes) diversiones (f); distracciones (f); (Britain) (in fairground) atracciones (f); (in amusement arcade) máquinas (f) electrónicas; máquinas (f) tragaperras
People had very few amusements to choose from. There was no radio or television
a town with plenty of amusements una ciudad que ofrece muchas diversiones
modifier
amusement arcade (n) (Britain) sala (f) de juegos recreativos
amusement park (n) especially (US) parque (m) de atracciones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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