cabildo

cabildo(
kah
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beel
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doh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(politics)
a. city council
La carrera ciclista ha sido organizada con éxito por el cabildo durante los últimos cinco años.The bike race has been successfully organized by the city council for the past five years.
b. town council (United Kingdom)
El cabildo debatió si se deberían establecer nuevos impuestos.The town council discussed whether new taxes should be imposed.
c. island council (of the Canary Islands)
El cabildo de Tenerife puso en marcha un nuevo programa destinado a proteger el medio ambiente de la isla.The Tenerife island council implemented a new program aimed at protecting the island's environment.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(building)
a. town hall
El acuerdo entre las escuelas del barrio fue firmado en el cabildo.The agreement between the local schools was signed at the town hall.
b. city hall
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Encargados de obras benéficas se reunirán con políticos en el cabildo este jueves para hablar de propuestas conjuntas.Charity leaders will meet with politicians at city hall on Thursday to discuss joint proposals.
3. (religious)
a. chapter
El cabildo se reúne en pleno todos los jueves en la catedral.The chapter has a plenary meeting every Thursday at the cathedral.
4. (African society in colonial Cuba)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. cabildo
Me estoy leyendo un libro acerca de los primeros cabildos organizados en La Habana en el siglo XVI.I'm reading a book about the first cabildos organized in Havana during the 16th century.
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cabildo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (municipio)
a. ≃ district council
2. (de eclesiásticos)
a. chapter
3. (sala)
a. chapterhouse
cabildo
1 (Religión) (personas) chapter; (junta) chapter meeting
2 (Política) (ayuntamiento) town council; (Parl) lobby
cabildo insular (en Canarias) inter-island council
3 (Caribe) [de negros] gathering of black people; (reunión desordenada) riotous assembly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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