A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (for shows)
a. ticket
Tengo dos billetes gratis para el cine, ¿quieres venir?I have two free tickets to a movie. Do you want to come?
2. (for transportation)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. ticket
Ya tengo mis billetes para volar a Nueva York.I have my tickets to fly to New York.
3. (money)
a. bill
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El Ratoncito Pérez me dejó un billete de cinco dólares debajo de la almohada.The Tooth Fairy left me a five-dollar bill under my pillow.
b. note (United Kingdom)
Tengo que sacar billetes de un cajero automático.I need to withdraw some notes from a cash machine.
4. (for the lottery)
a. ticket
Me compré unos billetes de lotería y todavía no los he comprobado.I bought some lotto tickets and haven't checked them yet.
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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. (de banco)
a. note (United Kingdom)
b. bill
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
billete de bancobanknote
2. (de transporte)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. ticket
billete de aviónplane ticket
billete abiertoopen ticket
billete de idaone-way (ticket)
3. (de cine, teatro)
a. ticket
no hay billetessold out
4. (de rifa)
a. ticket
billete de loteríalottery ticket
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1 (Economía) note; bill; (EEUU)
un billete de cinco libras a five-pound note; un billete de 100 dólares a 100-dollar bill
tener billete largo (S. Cone) to be rolling in it (familiar)
billete de banco banknote
2 [de transporte] ticket
¿puedes comprarme o sacarme el billete? can you buy me a ticket?; medio billete half fare; un billete de libre circulación a travel-card
billete azul ticket for off-peak travel
billete de avión plane ticket
billete de ida single o one-way ticket; (EEUU)
billete de ida y vuelta return o round-trip ticket; (EEUU)
billete electrónico e-ticket
billete kilométrico concessionary ticket allowing free travel for a certain number of kilometres
billete sencillo single o one-way ticket; (EEUU)
3 especialmente (Latinoamérica) [de cine, espectáculo] ticket
ya están los billetes a la venta tickets are now on sale
he reservado el billete por teléfono
billete de abono season ticket
billete de favor complimentary ticket
4 [de lotería] ticket
5 (carta) note; short letter
billete amoroso love letter; billet-doux
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