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box

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Usage note
The plural of “box” is “boxes.” This word is often used in the plural in sense 2).
box(
bohks
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (horse riding)
a. stall
El jinete ensilló el caballo en el box.The rider saddled his horse in the stall.
2. (motor racing)
a. pit
Sebastian Vettel ingresó a boxes para recargar combustible.Sebastian Vettel has gone into the pits for refueling.
3. (compartment in a hospital)
a. bay
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En la sala de urgencias, cada paciente está en su propio box.In the emergency room, patients are in separate bays.
b. cubicle (United Kingdom)
La enfermera me acompañó hasta el box y me pidió que esperara allí al médico.The nurse took me to the cubicle, and asked me to wait for the doctor there.
4. (sport)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. boxing
El luchador se dedicó primero al box.The wrestler began his career in boxing.
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box
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de caballo)
a. stall
2. (de coches)
a. pit
entrar en boxesto make a pit stop
3. (boxeo)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. boxing
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box
1 (Automóviles) pit
entrar en boxes to go into the pits; make a pit stop
[Entramos a boxes] para repostar combustible y de paso, encender un cigarrillo y cambiar impresiones con la gente que se agolpa alrededordel Alfa 155, mientras el motor se mantiene perfectamente ralentí. A 5 minutos del final y debido a un inesperado vuelo en el salto, el Yankeede Joaquín navascués pierde el [filtro de aire] con lo que se une al club de los que [ingresan a boxes] a arrancar de nuevo.
2 (Equitación) stall
3 (Latinoamérica) (boxeo) boxing
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