breast
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breast(
brehst
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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. (anatomy)
a. el pecho
(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).
(chest)
To do a heart massage, press down firmly on the breast with both hands.Para hacer un masaje cardíaco, presiona firmemente el pecho con ambas manos.
b. el seno
(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).
(mammary organ)
A lump in the breast isn't always cancerous.Un bulto en el seno no siempre es cancerígeno.
2. (culinary)
a. la pechuga
(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).
Marinate the chicken breast in a spiced yogurt mixture.Marina la pechuga de pollo en una mezcla de yogur especiada.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to face)
a. hacer frente a
In the distance, we could see a ship breasting the waves.A lo lejos, veíamos un barco haciendo frente a las olas.
4. (sports)
a. romper
We were just in time to see the winner sprint and breast the tape.Llegamos justo a tiempo para ver al ganador esprintar y romper la cinta.
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breast
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of woman)
a. el pecho m, seno
(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. (literary)
a. el pecho
(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).
(of man, woman)
3. (of chicken)
a. la pechuga
(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).
to make a clean breast of itconfesarlo todo
breast cancercáncer de mama
breast pocketbolsillo or
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breast [brest]
noun
(chest) pecho (m); [of woman] seno (m); pecho (m); (Cookery) [of bird] pechuga (f); corazón (m)
to beat one's breast darse golpes de pecho
to make a clean breast of confesar con franqueza
to make a clean breast of it confesarlo todo; descargar la conciencia
transitive verb
1 [+waves] hacer cara a; arrostrar
2 (Dep) [+finishing tape] romper
modifier
breast cancer (n) cáncer (m) de mama
breast milk (n) leche (f) materna
breast pocket (n) bolsillo (m) de pecho
If you plan to give your baby expressed milk, consider using a breast pump which is less time-consuming and often more effective than expressing by hand
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "breast"
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chicken breast
pechuga de pollo
breast cancer
el cáncer de mama
breast milk
la leche materna
breast pump
el extractor de leche
dense breast tissue
tejido mamario denso
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