buzón
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buzón(
boo
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sohn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (correspondence)
a. mailbox
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Siempre me olvido de mirar si hay cartas en el buzón.I always forget to check if there are letters in the mailbox.
b. letterbox (of a home or business) (United Kingdom)
Como no vi un buzón, metí la carta por debajo de la puerta.I didn't see a letterbox, so I slipped the letter under the door.
c. postbox (on the street) (United Kingdom)
Todos los buzones de esta ciudad son rojos.In this city, all the postboxes are red.
2. (computing)
a. mailbox
Tengo demasiados correos sin leer en mi buzón.I have too many unread e-mails in my mailbox.
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buzón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. post box
b. letter box (United Kingdom)
c. mailbox
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
echar algo al buzónto post something to mail sth,
2. (colloquial) (River Plate)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
venderle un buzón a alguiento rip somebody off
3. (computers)
a. (electronic) mailbox, e-mail address
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buzón
1 (Correos) (en casa) letterbox; mailbox; (EEUU) (en calle) postbox; letterbox; mailbox; (EEUU)
echar una carta al buzón to post a letter
cerrar el buzón to keep one's trap shut (familiar)
vender un buzón a algn (S. Cone) to sell sb a dummy; pull the wool over sb's eyes
buzón de alcance late-collection postbox
buzón de sugerencias suggestions box
buzón de voz voice mail
"su llamada está siendo desviada al buzón de voz..." "Bienvenido al buzón de voz..."
2 (Informática) mailbox
3 (tapón) plug
4 (compuerta) sluice
5 (Política) courier in secret organization
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