breech
breech
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (birth)
a. de nalgas
My friend spent hours in the hospital because her newborn was a breech birth.Mi amiga pasó horas en el hospital porque su bebé nuevo vino de nalgas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (weaponry)
a. la recámara
(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 breech of this rifle is rusted.La recámara de este rifle está oxidada.
breeches
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (knee-length pants)
a. el calzones
(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).
The thespians were dressed in doublets and breeches.Los actores llevaban jubones y calzones.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(full-length pants)
a. el pantalones
(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 just can't believe these kids who walk around wearing breeches four sizes too big for them.Simplemente no entiendo a estos jóvenes que andan por ahí llevando pantalones de talla cuatro veces demasiado grande.
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breech
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
breech delivery or birthparto de nalgas
2. (of gun)
a. la recámara
(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).
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breech [briːtʃ]
noun
[of gun] recámara (f)
modifier
breech birth breech delivery (n) (Med) parto (m) de nalgas
he was a breech birth nació de nalgas
The baby was not presenting properly. Lady Lovell was about to suffer a long and painful labour and a breech delivery He had been up all the night before with a difficult breech birth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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