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border
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border(
bawr
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duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geographical frontier)
a. la frontera
(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).
The Pyrenees form the natural border between Spain and France.Los Pirineos forman la frontera natural entre España y Francia.
2. (outer boundary)
a. el límite
(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).
They had extended the borders of their empire.Habían extendido los límites de su imperio.
3. (decorative strip)
a. el ribete
(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).
Her sari had a red border.Su sari tenía un ribete rojo.
b. la cenefa
(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'm going to put up an animal wallpaper border in the baby's room.Voy a poner una cenefa de papel de animales en la habitación del bebé.
4. (gardening)
a. el arriate
(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).
I planted flowers in the borders to provide color.Planté flores en los arriates para dar color al jardín.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to adjoin)
a. limitar con (country or region)
Spain borders France in the north.España limita con Francia por el norte.
b. lindar con (land)
I want to put up a fence where my garden borders my neighbor's.Quiero poner una valla donde mi jardín linda con el del vecino.
6. (sewing)
a. ribetear
The jacket was bordered with gold braid.La chaqueta estaba ribeteada con galones dorados.
7. (to be on the edge of)
a. bordear
The lake is bordered with sandy white beaches.El lago está bordeado de playas de arena blanca.
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border
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (edge)
a. el borde
(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).
2. (on clothes)
a. el ribete
(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).
3. (in garden)
a. el arriate
(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).
4. (frontier)
a. la frontera
(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).
the Bordersregión al sureste de Escocia, los Borders
border guardguardia fronterizo
border townciudad fronteriza
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (general)
a. bordear
6. (country)
a. limitar con
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border [ˈbɔːdəʳ]
noun
1 (edge) (as decoration) borde (m); margen (m); (as boundary) límite (m)
2 (frontier) frontera (f)
the Borders (Britain) la frontera entre Inglaterra y Escocia
3 (Cos) orilla (f); cenefa (f)
4 (in garden) arriate (m); parterre (m)
transitive verb
1 (adjoin) bordear; lindar con
it is bordered on the north by ... linda al norte con ...
2 (Cos) ribetear; orlar
modifier
[+area, ballad] fronterizo; [+guard] de la frontera
border dispute (n) disputa (f) fronteriza
border incident (n) incidente (m) fronterizo
border patrol (n) (US) patrulla (f) de fronteras
border post (n) puesto (m) fronterizo
border town (n) pueblo (m) fronterizo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "borders"
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across borders
más allá de las fronteras
it borders
linda con, limita con
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