crown
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in the proper noun.
crown(
kraun
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (royal accesory)
a. la corona
(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).
The king entered wearing a crown and his royal garb.El rey entró vestido con una corona y su atuendo real.
The queen's crown has been stolen!¡Se ha robado la corona de la reina!
2. (top)
a. la copa
(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).
The felt was torn on the crown of his hat.El fieltro de la copa del sombrero estaba roto.
b. la cima
(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).
When we reached the crown of the hill, we stopped to watch the sunset.Cuando llegamos a la cima de la colina, nos paramos para ver la puesta del sol.
c. la cumbre
(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).
The shepherd sat with his flock at the crown of the hill, watching the sunset.El pastor quedó sentado en la cumbre del cerro con su rebaño, mirando la puesta del sol.
3. (anatomy)
a. la coronilla
(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).
The patient sustained a blow to the crown of his head that rendered him unconscious.El paciente sufrió un golpe en la coronilla que lo dejó inconsciente.
4. (odontology)
a. la corona
(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).
I went to the dentist, and he told me I need a filling and a crown.Fui al dentista y me dijo que necesito un empaste y una corona.
5. (sports)
a. la corona
(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).
If he wins this point, he'll finally have the crown.Si gana este punto, por fin tendrá la corona.
b. el campeonato
(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).
She won the crown in golf for the fourth straight year.Ganó el campeonato de golf por cuarto año consecutivo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to put a crown on)
a. coronar
She was crowned queen of all the land.Fue coronada reina de toda la tierra.
7. (to top off)
a. coronar
May all your endeavors be crowned with success.Que todos tus esfuerzos sean coronados por el éxito.
b. rematar
Everything was going wrong for me, and to crown it all, I forgot my keys in my house.Todo me estaba saliendo mal y, para rematarla, me olvidé las llaves en casa.
8. (odontology)
a. poner una corona en
The dentist is going to crown that tooth.El dentista le va a poner una corona a ese diente.
9. (games)
a. coronar
She had to crown his piece after he jumped hers.Ella tuvo que coronar la pieza de él después de que él saltara la suya.
10.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit)
a. golpear en la cabeza a
He crowned me when he caught me stealing bread.Me golpeó en la cabeza cuando me pescó robando.
b. dar un coscorrón a
If you talk about my mother that way again, I'll crown you so hard, you'll see stars.Si vuelves a hablar de mi madre así, te voy a dar un coscorrón que verás las estrellas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
11. (medicine)
a. coronarse
The midwife could see the baby's head crowning and she asked the mother to push harder.La matrona vio que la cabeza del bebé se coronaba y pidió a la madre que empujara con más fuerza.
Crown
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
12. (the monarchy)
a. la Corona
(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).
He was executed for daring to defy the Crown.Fue ejecutado por atreverse a desafiar a la Corona.
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crown
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of monarch)
a. la corona
(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).
the Crownla Corona
2. (law) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
crown courttribunal superior de lo penal
the crown jewelslas joyas de la corona
crown princepríncipe heredero
3. (top; of head)
a. la coronilla
(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).
4. (of hat)
a. la copa
(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).
5. (of hill)
a. la cima
(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).
6. (on tooth)
a. la corona
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (also fig)
a. coronar
to crown somebody kingcoronar rey a alguien
to crown a toothponerle una corona a una muela
8. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'll crown you!¡te voy a dar una!
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crown [kraʊn]
noun
1 (headdress, monarchy) corona (f)
2 (Jur)
the Crown el Estado
3 (Dep) (championship title) campeonato (m); título (m)
4 (top) [of hat] copa (f); [of head] coronilla (f); [of hill] cumbre (f); cima (f); [of tooth] corona (f)
the crown of the road el centro de la calzada
transitive verb
1 [+king etc] coronar
he was crowned king fue coronado rey; all the crowned heads of Europe todos los monarcas europeos
2 (usu pass) (cap, round off) coronar; rematar
and to crown it all it began to snow y para colmo (de desgracias) or para remate empezó a nevar
to crown sth with success
I wouldn't exactly say our efforts were crowned with success yo no me atrevería a decir que nuestros esfuerzos se vieron coronados por el éxito
3 [+tooth] poner una corona en
4 (Draughts) [+piece] coronar
5 (hit) golpear en la cabeza
I'll crown you if you do that again! ¡como lo vuelves a hacer te rompo la crisma! (informal)
modifier
crown colony (n) (Britain) colonia (f)
crown court (n) (Britain) (Jur) Audiencia (f) provincial
crown jewels (n) joyas (f) de la corona
crown lands (n) propiedad (f) de la corona
crown prince (n) príncipe (m) heredero
crown princess (n) princesa (f) heredera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "crown"
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always wear your invisible crown
siempre lleva tu corona invisible
dental crown
la corona dental
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