article
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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. (object)
a. el artículo
(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).
We sell kitchen articles among many other things.Entre muchas otras cosas, vendemos artículos de cocina.
b. la prenda
(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).
(clothing)
All our articles of clothing are handmade.Todas nuestras prendas de ropa son artesanales.
2. (text)
a. el artículo
(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).
I read an interesting article about the economic crisis in the newspaper.Leí un artículo interesante sobre la crisis económica en el periódico.
3. (law)
a. el artículo
(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).
That article of the Constitution states that legislative power is given to Congress.Ese artículo de la Constitución establece que el Congreso asume el poder legislativo.
4. (grammar)
a. el artículo
(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).
In this case, we use the definite article instead of the indefinite article.En este caso se utiliza el artículo definido en lugar del indefinido.
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article
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el artículo
(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).
article of clothingprenda de vestir
2. (grammar)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
definite/indefinite articleartículo determinado/indeterminado
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (law)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be articled to a firm of solicitorstrabajar en prácticas or hacer una pasantía en un bufete de abogados
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article [ˈɑːtɪkl]
noun
1 (item, product) artículo (m); (object) objeto (m); cosa (f)
articles of value objetos (m) de valor; articles of clothing prendas (f) de vestir
2 (in newspaper etc) artículo (m)
3 (Ling) artículo (m)
definite/indefinite article artículo (m) definido/indefinido; artículo (m) determinado/indeterminado
4 (Admin) (Jur) artículo (m); cláusula (f)
of act, law
transitive verb
(Britain)
to be articled to sb estar de aprendiz con algn
modifier
article of faith (n) artículo (m) de fe
article of partnership (n) contrato (m) de asociación
articles of apprenticeship (n) (Britain) contrato (m) de aprendizaje
articles of association (n) (Comm) estatutos (m) sociales
articles of incorporation carta $ constitucional
articles of war (n) (US) (Mil) (Hist) código (m) militar
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