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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (evening meal)
a. dinner
He preparado pescado para la cena.I've made fish for dinner.
b. supper
Después de la cena me gusta dar un paseíto.I like to go for a short walk after supper.
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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. (general)
a. dinner, evening meal
dar una cenato give a dinner party
cena de despedidafarewell dinner
2. (religion)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
la última cenathe Last Supper
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(a última hora) supper; (como comida principal) dinner
nos invitó a una cena en el restaurante he invited us to dinner at a restaurant; la Última Cena the Last Supper
Cena de Baltasar Belshazzar's Feast
cena de gala dinner function; formal dinner; (Política) state banquet
cena de negocios business dinner
cena de trabajo working dinner
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