cinturón
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (clothing)
a. belt
El cinturón tiene que ir a juego con los zapatos.Your belt has to match your shoes.
2. (area)
a. belt
En todas las grandes ciudades existe un cinturón de pobreza.There is a poverty belt in all major cities.
3. (bypass)
a. beltway
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Llegarás mucho más rápido por el cinturón.You'll get there much faster if you take the beltway.
b. ring road (United Kingdom)
Se construyeron varios cinturones para descongestionar el centro de la ciudad.Several ring roads were built in order to relieve congestion in the city centre.
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cinturón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cinto)
a. belt
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
apretarse el cinturónto tighten one's belt
cinturón de castidadchastity belt
3. (sports)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cinturón negroblack belt
4. (área circundante)
a. belt
cinturón industrial/verdeindustrial/green belt
5. (carretera)
a. ring road (United Kingdom)
b. beltway
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
6. (en coche, avión)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cinturón de seguridadseat o safety belt
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cinturón
1 (gen) belt; [de traje típico, militar] girdle; sash; [de espada] sword belt
apretarse o ajustarse el cinturón to tighten one's belt
que se ajusten el cinturón, que es lo que hacemos nosotros Los ayuntamientos deberán ajustarse el cinturón presupuestario
cinturón de castidad chastity belt
cinturón de salvamento lifebelt; life preserver; (EEUU)
cinturón de seguridad safety belt
cinturón salvavidas lifebelt; life preserver; (EEUU)
2 (zona) belt; zone
el cinturón industrial de Madrid the Madrid industrial belt
cinturón de miseria slum area; (México) [de chabolas] shanty town
cinturón verde green belt
3 (Dep) belt
4 (carretera)
cinturón de circunvalación cinturón de ronda ring road; bypass; beltway; (EEUU)
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