badge
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badge(
bahj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (emblem)
a. la insignia
(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).
He was praised for earning more merit badges than the other members of his group.Fue alabado por ganar más insignias al mérito que los demás miembros de su grupo.
b. el distintivo
(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).
He was awarded the badge on his uniform for his bravery during the war.Le otorgaron el distintivo de su uniforme por su valentía durante la guerra.
c. la chapa
(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).
(made of metal)
We knew he was a police officer by the badge on his sleeve.Sabíamos que era policía por la chapa de su manga.
d. la placa
(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).
I ordered some name badges for the delegates.Pedí unas placas identificativas para los congresistas.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(display)
a. la señal
(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).
Wearing a suit used to be regarded as a badge of respectability.Llevar traje solía considerarse señal de respetabilidad.
b. el símbolo
(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).
The fraternity brothers said that the brands they gave each other were like badges of honor.Los hombres en el círculo estudiantil dijeron que las marcas de hierro que se hicieron eran como símbolos de honor.
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badge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bearing coat of arms, logo)
a. la insignia
(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).
(also fig)
2. (round, made of metal)
a. la chapa
(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).
3. (pin)
a. el pin
(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).
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badge [bædʒ]
noun
1 (emblem) insignia (f); (sewn on coat) distintivo (m); (Britain) (metal) chapa (f)
badge of office distintivo (m) or insignia (f) de su función
2 señal (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "badge"
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name badge
identificación
ID badge
la identificación
key badge
la tarjeta identificativa de acceso
police badge
la placa de policía
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