blanket

blanket(
blahng
-
kiht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (bedding)
a. la manta
(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)
I'll cover the baby with his blanket.Voy a tapar al bebé con su manta.
b. la frazada
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I left a blanket on the chair in case you're cold.Dejé una frazada sobre el sillón por si tienes frío.
c. la cobija
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I bought a big blanket to use this winter.Compré una cobija grande para usar este invierno.
2. (layer)
a. el manto
(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)
There's a blanket of snow covering everything outside.Hay un manto de nieve cubriendo todo allá afuera.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (complete)
a. general
They proposed a blanket ban on smoking in public spaces.Propusieron una prohibición general sobre el fumar en espacios públicos.
b. global
The governor signed a blanket proclamation that regulates water use.El gobernador firmó una proclamación global que regula el uso del agua.
4. (insurance)
a. a todo riesgo
I need insurance that offers blanket coverage for my family.Necesito un seguro que ofrezca cobertura a todo riesgo para mi familia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to cover)
a. cubrir
A thick fog blanketed the city.Una niebla espesa cubría la ciudad.
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blanket
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 manta
(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)
b. la cobija
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. la frazada
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (of fog, cloud)
a. el manto
(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)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (agreement, ban)
a. general, total
the government imposed a blanket ban on demonstrationsel gobierno prohibió todas las manifestaciones
blanket termtérmino general
blanket [ˈblæŋkɪt]
noun
manta (f); frazada (f); (LAm) cobija (f); (LAm) [of snow] manto (m); [of smoke, fog] capa (f);
adjective
[+statement, agreement] general; [+ban] global
There's already a blanket ban on foreign unskilled labour in Japan
[+coverage] exhaustivo
...the blanket coverage of the Barcelona Olympics
this insurance policy gives blanket cover esta póliza de seguro es a todo riesgo
transitive verb
cubrir;in, with de, con; envolver;by, in, with en;
modifier
blanket bath (n)
bed bath See culture box in entry bed.
blanket stitch (n) punto (m) de festón
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