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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (activity)
a. trade
El comercio entre estos países ha aumentado en la última década.Trade between these countries has increased in the last decade.
b. commerce
El comercio internacional se hace cada vez más rápido.International commerce is getting faster every day.
2. (single establishment)
a. store
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿A qué hora abren los comercios en esta plaza?At what time do the stores in this mall open?
b. shop (United Kingdom)
Los comercios cierran hoy por ser día festivo.The shops are closed today because it's a public holiday.
3. (all establishments)
a. stores
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El comercio por menor se queja de la competencia desleal de las gran superficies.Retail stores complain of unfair competition from superstores.
b. shops (United Kingdom)
El gobierno pondrá en marcha medidas para ayudar al pequeño comercio.The government will implement measures to help small shops.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de productos)
a. trade
libre comerciofree trade
2. (computers)
comercio electrónicoe-commerce
comercio exterior/interiorforeign/domestic trade
comercio justofair trade
comercio de pielesfur trade
3. (tienda)
a. shop, store
4. (conjunto de tiendas)
a. shops (United Kingdom)
b. stores
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
el comercio cierra mañana por ser festivothe shops, stores are closed tomorrow because it's a holiday
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1 (actividad) trade; commerce
medidas para favorecer el comercio con Francia measures to promote trade o commerce with France; defensores del libre comercio champions of free trade; el comercio de textiles the textile trade
comercio de exportación export trade
comercio de importación import trade
comercio E comercio electrónico e-commerce
comercio exterior foreign trade
comercio interior domestic trade
comercio internacional international trade
comercio justo (Com) fair trade
comercio minorista retail trade
2 (tienda) shop; store; (EEUU)
¿a qué hora cierran hoy los comercios? what time do the shops o stores close today?; ha comenzado la huelga del comercio the shopkeepers' o storekeepers' strike has started; (EEUU)
3 (intercambio)
comercio carnal sexual intercourse
comercio social social intercourse
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