basket
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basket(
bahs
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kiht
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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. (container)
a. la canasta
(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).
(wide)
The market sellers keep their wares in shallow baskets.Las vendedoras del mercado guardan sus mercancías en canastas planas.
We put the peaches we picked in a basket.Pusimos los duraznos que cosechamos en una canasta.
b. la cesta
(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).
(with a central handle)
Supermarket shopping baskets are made of plastic.Las cestas de la compra en los supermercados están hechas de plástico.
c. el cesto
(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).
(tall and large)
Put your dirty clothes in the laundry basket.Pon tu ropa sucia en el cesto de la ropa sucia.
d. la barquilla
(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).
(of a hot air balloon)
The basket hangs underneath the balloon.La barquilla cuelga por debajo del globo.
2. (sports)
a. la canasta
(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).
(basketball)
Our team won with 55 baskets.Nuestro equipo ganó con 55 canastas.
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basket
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la cesta
(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. (in basketball)
a. la canasta
(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. (fam euph) (United Kingdom)
a. el cabrito
(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).
(person)
wastepaper basketpapelera f
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be a basket caseestar loco(a) de remate or
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basket [ˈbɑːskɪt]
noun
1 (big) cesto (m); (two-handled) canasta (f); (two-handled, for earth etc) espuerta (f); (hamper) canasta (f); (pannier) sera (f); serón (m); [of balloon] barquilla (f)
2 (Basketball) canasta (f)
to score a basket encestar; meter una canasta
James led Tigers' late revival and scored the winning basket with the game's final shot Thames Valley closed the gap to 76-70, before the Bullets, led by Tony Doresy, scored six baskets without reply
3
a basket of currencies (Economics) una cesta de monedas (nacionales); una canasta de divisas; (LAm)
modifier
basket case (n) (person) chaladoachalada (informal) (m) (f);a chalada majareta (m) (informal); (Esp) (country, organization) caso (m) perdido
Ten years ago Latin America was written off as a basket case
basket chair (n) silla (f) de mimbre
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básquet
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "basquet."
básquet(
bahs
-
keht
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sport)
a. basketball
Aunque soy muy alto, no soy muy bueno para el básquet.Even though I'm really tall, I'm not very good at basketball.
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