closet
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closet(
kla
-
ziht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (storage space)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el armario
(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).
I hung your shirt in the closet.Colgué tu camisa en el armario.
b. el clóset
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
You'll find towels in the closet.Encontrarás toallas en el clóset.
c. el placard
(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).
(River Plate)
There was no closet in the room.No había placard en la habitación.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (secret)
a. encubierto
Anyone who does not support him will be considered a closet communist.Todo el que no lo apoye será considerado un comunista encubierto.
b. secreto
He pretends to be a rocker, but he's a closet country music fan.Él se hace de rockero, pero es un fanático secreto de la música country.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to shut in)
a. encerrar
They closeted the jurors in a small room until they reached a verdict.Encerraron al jurado en un pequeño cuarto hasta que llegaron a un veredicto.
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
4. (to shut oneself in)
a. encerrarse
The principal and the child's parents closeted themselves for hours to discuss his behavior.La directora y los padres del niño se encerraron por horas para hablar sobre su comportamiento.
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closet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cupboard)
a. el armario
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to come out of the closetsalir del armario
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
closet gayhomosexual no declarado
she's a closet Julio Iglesias fanle encanta Julio Iglesias, pero nunca lo confesaría
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be closeted with somebodyestar encerrado(a) con alguien
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closet [ˈklɒzɪt]
noun
1 (toilet) wáter (m); lavabo (m)
2 (US) (cupboard) armario (m); placar(d) (m); (LAm) (for clothes) ropero (m)
to come out of the closet anunciarse públicamente
transitive verb
to be closeted with sb estar encerrado con algn
modifier
[+fascist, racist] secretoasecreta;a secreta no declaradoadeclarada;a declarada
he's a closet fascist/racist
closet gay (n) gay (m) no declarado
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clóset
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clóset(
kloh
-
seht
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (storage space for clothes)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. built-in closet
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Lo mejor de la casa es que hay un clóset en cada dormitorio.The best thing about the house is that there's a built-in closet in each bedroom.
b. built-in wardrobe (United Kingdom)
¿El clóset estaba ya en el apartamento cuando lo compraron?Was the built-in wardrobe already in the apartment when you bought it?
c. fitted wardrobe (United Kingdom)
En la habitación hay una cama, una mesa, una silla y un clóset, así que no necesitas comprar nada.In the room there's a bed, a table, a chair, and a fitted wardrobe, so you don't need to buy anything.
d. closet
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Sabes dónde está mi abrigo? - ¿Miraste en el clóset del pasillo?Do you know where my coat is? - Did you check the closet in the hall?
e. wardrobe
Tienes demasiada ropa en el clóset. Deberías dar la que no te pones.You have too many clothes in your wardrobe. You should give away those you never wear.
2. (storage space in the kitchen)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. kitchen cupboard
La sartén tiene que estar en uno de los clósets.The frying pan must be in one of the kitchen cupboards.
b. cupboard
¿La cocina está equipada con clósets?Is the kitchen equipped with cupboards?
3. (storage space in the bathroom)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. bathroom cabinet
Qué raro. El secador de pelo no está en el clóset.That's weird. The hair dryer is not in the bathroom cabinet.
b. cabinet
¿Hay un clóset en el cuarto de baño?Is there a cabinet in the bathroom?
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clóset
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. fitted cupboard
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
b. closet
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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closet
clóset
(Latinoamérica) (gen) (built-in) cupboard; (para ropa) (built-in) wardrobe; closet; (EEUU)
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