collective

collective(
kuh
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lehk
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dihv
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (enterprise)
a. el colectivo
(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).
(M)
Williams had set up a socialist film collective in the seventies.Williams había fundado un colectivo de cine socialista en los años setenta.
2. (farm)
a. la cooperativa
(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).
(F)
The country's agriculture was organized into a system of collectives.La agricultura del país estaba organizada en base a un sistema de cooperativas.
3. (linguistics)
a. el sustantivo colectivo
(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).
(M)
Collectives can take either a singular or a plural verb.Los sustantivos colectivos pueden regir un verbo en singular o en plural.
b. el nombre colectivo
(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).
(M)
The word "team" is a collective.La palabra "team" es un nombre colectivo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (collaborative)
a. colectivo
There was no person in charge. It was a collective project.No había ninguna persona en concreto a cargo. Se trataba de un proyecto colectivo.
5. (aggregated)
a. colectivo
This report represents the collective wisdom of many experts on the subject.Este informe reúne la sabiduría colectiva de gran cantidad de expertos en la materia.
6. (linguistics)
a. colectivo
Do you know the collective noun that refers to a group of crows?¿Sabes cuál es el sustantivo colectivo utilizado para referirse a un grupo de cuervos?
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collective
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (group)
a. el colectivo
(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).
(M)
2. (farm)
a. la (granja f) cooperativa
(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).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (general)
a. colectivo(a)
collective bargainingnegociación colectiva
4. (grammar)
a.
collective nounsustantivo colectivo
collective [kəˈlektɪv]
noun
1 (co-operative) colectivo (m)
2 (also collective noun) (Ling) colectivo (m)
adjective
colectivo
modifier
collective bargaining (n) negociación (f) del convenio colectivo
collective farm (n) granja (f) colectiva
collective noun (n) sustantivo (m) colectivo; nombre (m) colectivo
collective ownership (n) propiedad (f) colectiva
collective security (n) seguridad (f) colectiva
collective unconscious (n) subconsciente (m) colectivo
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