An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. a hundred
Hay ciento veinte estudiantes en el grupo.There are a hundred and twenty students in the group.
b. one hundred
Hay ciento cuarenta y cuatro huevos en la caja.There are one hundred forty-four eggs in the box.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
a. one hundredth
Nuestra ciudad celebra su ciento año como capital del estado este año.Our city celebrates its one hundredth year as state capital this year.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (number)
a. hundred
Hay cientos de peces en el estanque.There are hundreds of fish in the pond.
4. (portion)
a. cent
La tasa de interés es del cuatro por ciento.The interest rate is four per cent.
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a hundred; one hundred
ciento veinte one hundred and twenty; a hundred and twenty
1 a hundred; one hundred
cientos de personas hundreds of people; te lo he dicho cientos de veces I've told you hundreds of times; varios cientos de profesores several hundred teachers; a o por cientos: casos como este se producen a o por cientos there are cases like this by the hundred; there are hundreds of cases like this; las víctimas se cuentan a o por cientos the death toll runs into hundreds
dar ciento y raya a algn to be more than a match for sb
los más recientemente llegados a la política, como la CNT y la FAI, dan ciento y raya a sus predecesores, sean o no marxistas Un # You really got me", versionado por Les Cosmonautes en plena calle le daba ciento y raya al gran Ray y su actual banda
ciento y la madre
¡allí había ciento y la madre! the world and his wife were there (familiar); there were loads of people there (familiar)
note See culture box in entry cien.
por ciento per cent; el cuarenta y dos por ciento de los estudiantes forty-two per cent of the students; hay un cinco por ciento de descuento there is a five per cent discount; el ciento por ciento a o one hundred per cent; el ciento por ciento de las participantes son mujeres a o one hundred per cent of the participants are women; los hoteles están al ciento por ciento de su capacidad the hotels are full to capacity; the hotels have a hundred per cent occupancy
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