bronze
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bronze(
branz
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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. (metal)
a. el bronce
(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).
We used bronze for the decorative tiles of the building because it is stronger than copper.Usamos bronce para las tejas decorativas del edificio porque es más resistente que el cobre.
2. (statue)
a. el bronce
(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).
There are bronzes of lions on the steps to the library.Hay bronces de leones en los escalones de la biblioteca.
3. (color)
a. el bronce
(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).
My favorite color to wear is bronze because it highlights my eyes.Mi color favorito de ropa es el bronce porque resalta mis ojos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. de color bronce
I'm sorry, but that bronze suit looks hideous.Lo siento, pero ese traje de color bronce se ve espantoso.
5. (material)
a. de bronce
The museum commissioned the sculptor to make bronze statues for an exhibit.El museo le encargó al escultor que hiciera estatuas de bronce para una exposición.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to tan)
a. broncearse
Have you ever considered bronzing your skin? You look so pale!¿Alguna vez has considerado broncearte la piel? ¡Te ves tan pálida!
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bronze
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el bronce
(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).
to win a bronzeganar una medalla de bronce
the Bronze Agela Edad del Bronce
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (material)
a. de bronce
3. (color)
a. color (de) bronce
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bronze [brɒnz]
noun
1 (metal, sculpture) bronce (m)
...a bronze of Napoleon on horseback
2 [of skin] bronceado (m)
intransitive verb
[+person] broncearse
transitive verb
[+skin] broncear
adjective
(made of bronze) de bronce; [+colour] color de bronce;
modifier
the Bronze Age (n) la Edad de Bronce
bronze medal (n) medalla (f) de bronce
bronze medallist (n) medalleroamedallera (m) (f) de bronce;a medallera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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bronze medal
la medalla de bronce
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