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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (cleaning with a broom)
a. sweep
Tengo que darle una barrida al suelo antes de que vengan los invitados.I need to give the floor a sweep before my guests arrive.
b. sweeping
Después de la barrida no quedó ninguna pelusa.After the sweeping there was no fluff left.
2. (police operation)
Regionalism used in Cuba
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. raid
Las fuerzas de seguridad planean una barrida en el club nocturno esta noche.Security forces are planning a raid on the nightclub tonight.
b. sweep
La barrida resultó en el arresto de varios traficantes de drogas.The sweep resulted in the arrest of several drug dealers.
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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. (general)
dar una barrida a algoto give something a sweep
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
(con escoba) sweep; sweeping; [de policía] sweep; raid; (en elecciones) landslide;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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