checkers
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “chequer” in the sense shown in 3).
checkers(
chehk
-
uhrz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (game)
a. las damas
(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).
Would you prefer to play checkers or chess?¿Preferirías jugar al ajedrez o a las damas?
checker
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (examiner)
a. el verificador
(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).
, la verificadora
(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).
Our checker will review your report one last time before we send it to the client.Nuestro verificador reexaminará tu informe una última vez antes de que lo mandemos al cliente.
3. (cashier)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cajero
(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).
, la cajera
(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).
With the recent increase in the number of machines in the supermarket, we no longer have any need for checkers.Con el aumento reciente en el número de máquinas en el supermercado, ya no necesitamos cajeros.
4. (games)
a. la ficha
(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).
Johnny got angry and knocked all the checkers from the game board.Johnny se enojó y tiró todas las fichas del tablero de juego.
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checkers
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la damas
(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).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
checkers [ˈtʃekəz]
plural noun
(US) damas (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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