A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (assignment)
a. task
Marisa no pudo cumplir con su cometido por falta de tiempo.Marisa failed to carry out her task because of a lack of time.
b. mission
El alcalde cumplió con su cometido de eliminar la pobreza.The mayor accomplished his mission of eradicating poverty.
2. (obligation)
a. duty
El primer cometido de un médico es preservar la vida.The first duty of a doctor is to preserve life.
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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. (objetivo)
a. mission, task
2. (deber)
a. duty
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task; mission
tiene un cometido difícil en este viaje she has a difficult task o mission on this trip; el detective cumplió con su cometido the detective fulfilled his task o mission; el cometido del Metro es el transporte de viajeros the task of the Metro is to transport passengers
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