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cartel

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "cártel" in the senses shown in 4) and 5).
cartel(
kahr
-
tehl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (advertisement)
a. poster
Me compré un cartel de mi película favorita.I bought a poster of my favorite movie.
b. bill
Se prohíbe fijar carteles en esta pared.Posting bills on this wall is prohibited.
2. (notice)
a. sign
Hay un cartel en la puerta que dice: "No se permite la entrada".There is a sign on the door that reads: "Entry is not permitted."
3. (fame)
a. reputation
Esa empresa no tiene buen cartel.That company does not have a good reputation.
4. (commerce)
a. cartel
Algunas pequeñas empresas se quejan de que no hay competencia real en el sector porque las grandes tienen montado un cartel.Some small companies complain that there's no real competition in the sector because the big ones have set up a cartel.
5. (criminal organization)
a. cartel
Era miembro del cartel de drogas más peligroso de la ciudad.He was a member of the most dangerous drug cartel in the city.
cártel
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
6. (commerce)
a. cartel
Los agricultores se quejan de que varias compañías del sector se juntaron para formar un cartel.Farmers complain that several companies in the sector have joined to form a cartel.
7. (criminal organization)
a. cartel
Dicen que Efraín fue narcotraficante y que llegó a tener su propio cártel.They say that Efrain was a drug trafficker and that he even had his own cartel.
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cartel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (anuncio)
a. poster
prohibido fijar cartelesbillposters will be prosecuted
2. (fama)
a.
tener buen/mal cartelto be popular/unpopular
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cartel
1 (póster) poster
el cartel del Festival the poster for the Festival
se prohíbe fijar carteles stick no bills; post no bills
ser cabeza de cartel to be top of the bill
en 1961 The Beatles inician sus actuaciones en The Cavern como cabezas de cartel
en cartel: esa película ya no está en cartel that film is not showing yet; that film is not on yet; "Cats" lleva años en cartel "Cats" has been running for years
2 (letrero) sign
no vi el cartel de "prohibido fumar" I didn't see the no smoking sign
los carteles de Prohibido el paso puso el cartel de 'cerrado' en la puerta
3 (fama)
tener cartel to be well known
el juez de línea tenía mucho más cartel que el propio árbitro tengo un buen cartel por mi antigua condición de soldado
un torero de cartel a star bullfighter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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