automobile
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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. (transport)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el automóvil
(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).
This automobile has a horsepower of 1,244.Este automóvil tiene 1,244 caballos de fuerza.
b. el carro
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Without a loan, they wouldn't have been able to afford an automobile.Sin un préstamo, no habrían podido permitirse un carro.
c. el auto
(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).
(Southern Cone)
Some of the best automobiles are manufactured in Germany.Algunos de los mejores autos se fabrican en Alemania.
d. el coche
(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).
This model was one of the first automobiles affordable for the general public.Este modelo fue uno de los primeros coches con un precio asequible para el gran público.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to automobiles)
a. automotriz
The automobie industry is constantly evolving to the needs of the market.La industria automotriz está en continua evolución para adecuarse a las necesidades del mercado.
b. del automóvil
Frankfurt hosts an automobile fair these days .Estos días se celebra en Fráncfort una feria del automóvil.
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automobile
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el automóvil
(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).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
b. el coche
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. el carro
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
d. el auto
(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).
(River Plate)
the automobile industryla industria automovilística or del automóvil
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automobile [ˈɔːtəməbiːl] (US)
noun
coche (m); automóvil (m) (formal); carro (m); (LAm) auto (m); (S. Cone) (LAm)
modifier
automobile industry (n) industria (f) del automóvil
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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