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See the entry forcostura.
Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofcosturar.
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofcosturar.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (act of sewing)
a. sewing
La primera puntada que nos enseñaron en la clase de costura era el pespunte.The first stitch they taught us in sewing class was the backstitch.
b. needlework
Mi abuela me enseñó costura.My grandmother taught me needlework.
2. (for joining pieces)
a. seam
Para unas cortinas, deja un margen de dos centímetros para las costuras.For a curtain, allow two centimeters for the seams.
3. (piece of sewing)
a. sewing
Dejó a un lado su costura y fue a la puerta.She put her sewing down and went to the door.
b. needlework
Sus costuras estaban bordadas de perlas y llevaban hilo de oro.Their needlework was embroidered with pearls and stitched with gold thread.
4. (profession)
a. dressmaking
Mi madre se dedicaba a la costura y trabajaba para un diseñador.My mother did dressmaking and worked for a designer.
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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. (labor)
a. sewing, needlework
2. (en tela)
a. seam
3. (oficio)
a. dressmaking
alta costurahaute couture
4. (cicatriz)
a. scar
1 (puntadas) seam
sin costura seamless; sentar las costuras to press the seams
sentar las costura a algn to give sb a hiding (familiar)
2 (labor) sewing; needlework; (confección) dressmaking
alta costura haute couture; high fashion; la costura italiana Italian fashion
3 (Náutica) seam
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