A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (support)
a. assistance
Brindamos auxilio a un conductor que se quedó sin gasolina.We offered assistance to a driver who ran out of gas.
b. help
Rebeca solicitó auxilio para sobreponerse a la depresión.Rebecca sought help to overcome depression.
c. aid
Varios países ofrecieron auxilio a los que se vieron afectados por la guerra.Various countries offered aid to those affected by the war.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (request for assistance)
a. help
¡Auxilio! Ese hombre me acaba de robar la cartera.Help! That man just stole my wallet.
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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. (general)
a. assistance, help
una llamada de auxilioa 8call for help
grité pidiendo auxilioI shouted for help
pedir/prestar auxilioto call for/give help
acudir en auxilio de alguiento come to somebody's assistance
primeros auxiliosfirst aid
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help; assistance (formal)
primeros auxilios (Med) first aid; acudir en auxilio de algn to come to sb's aid; pedir auxilio to ask for help o assistance; prestar auxilio to give help o assistance
auxilio espiritual (Religión) consolations of religion
; (p)
(sacramentos) last rites
; (p)
auxilio social welfare service
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