athlete
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athlete(
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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. (sportsperson)
a. el deportista
(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).
, la deportista
(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).
We need to invest more in sports if we want to develop world-class athletes.Tenemos que invertir más en el deporte si queremos desarrollar deportistas de talla mundial.
2. (track and field) (United Kingdom)
a. el atleta
(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).
, la atleta
(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).
Athletes are arriving from all over the continent to participate in the Pan American Games.Los atletas están llegando de todo el continente para participar en los Juegos Panamericanos.
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athlete
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el atleta
(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).
la atleta
(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. (medicine)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
athlete's footpie de atleta
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athlete [ˈæθliːt]
noun
atleta (m)
modifier
athlete's foot (n) (Med) pie (m) de atleta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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