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-el cáncer
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Cancer
-el Cáncer
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cancer

USAGE NOTE
This word must begin with a capital letter in the sense shown in 3).
cancer(
kahn
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suhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (illness)
a. el cáncer
(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).
(M)
What percentage of the population dies of breast cancer?¿Qué porcentaje de la población muere del cáncer de mama?
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(moral ill)
a. el cáncer
(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).
(M)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
This cult is a cancer, and I'm determined to eradicate it.Este culto es un cáncer, y me comprometo a erradicarlo.
3. (person born under the sign of Cancer)
a. el cáncer
(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).
(M)
, la cáncer
(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).
(F)
My son is a Cancer because he was born on July 4th.Mi hijo es un cáncer porque nació el 4 de julio.
b. el canceriano
(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).
(M)
, la canceriana
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
(River Plate)
You're both Cancers? That's why you're so moody.¿Son cancerianos? Por eso son tan temperamentales.
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cancer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (disease)
a. el cáncer
(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).
(M)
lung/skin cancercáncer de pulmón/de piel
cancer researchinvestigación del cáncer
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
cancer [ˈkænsəʳ]
noun
(Med) cáncer (m)
modifier
cancer patient (n) enfermoaenferma (m) (f) de cáncer;a enferma
cancer research (n) investigación (f) del cáncer
cancer specialist (n) cancerólogoacanceróloga (m) (f);a canceróloga oncólogoaoncóloga (m) (f);a oncóloga
cancer stick (n) (Britain) pito (informal) (m); fumata (very_informal) (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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