avenue

avenue(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (wide street)
a. la avenida
(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).
(F)
There was a car accident on the main avenue.Hubo un accidente de tráfico en la avenida principal.
2. (tree-lined street)
a. la avenida
(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).
(F)
The house we want to buy is on a beautiful avenue.La casa que queremos comprar está en una preciosa avenida.
b. el paseo
(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).
(M)
As we drove down the elm avenue, we caught first sight of a pond, then the house.A medida que avanzábamos con el auto por el paseo de olmos, divisamos primero un estanque, luego la casa.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(means)
a. el camino
(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).
(M)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Successful people are willing to travel more than one avenue.La gente exitosa está dispuesta a seguir más de un camino.
b. la vía
(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).
(F)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
In order to choose the proper avenue to reach your dreams, you must know your strengths.A fin de elegir la vía idónea para alcanzar tus sueños, debes conocer tus puntos fuertes.
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avenue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la avenida
(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).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
an avenue to success/fameun camino hacia el éxito/la fama
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avenue [ˈævənjuː]
noun
1 (road) avenida (f); paseo (m)
2 vía (f); camino (m)
to explore every avenue explorar todas las vías or todos los caminos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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