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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (geography)
a. summit
La cumbre estaba cubierta de nieve.The summit was covered with snow.
b. top
Coronamos la cumbre a mediodía.We reached the top at midday.
c. peak
La niebla ocultaba las cumbres de las montañas.The mountain peaks were hidden by the fog.
2. (pinnacle)
a. height
El actor murió cuando estaba en la cumbre de su carrera.The actor died when he was at the height of his career.
b. peak
La periodista todavía no estaba en la cumbre de su carrera literaria cuando se ganó el premio Pulitzer.The journalist still wasn't at the peak of her literary career when she won the Pulitzer Prize.
3. (convention)
a. summit
La cumbre terminó con un acuerdo entre ambos países.The summit finished with an agreement between the two countries.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (outstanding)
a. most important
Según usted, ¿cuáles son las obras cumbre de la literatura mundial?In your opinion, what are the most important works in world literature?
b. high
El momento cumbre de la noche fue la llegada del presidente.The high point of the night was the arrival of the president.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
el momento cumbre de su carrerathe peak o high point of his career
su obra cumbreher most outstanding work
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (de montaña)
a. summit
3. (punto culminante)
a. peak, pinnacle
4. (politics)
a. summit (conference)
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(Geografía) summit; top; top; height
conferencia en la cumbre (Política) summit; summit conference; está en la cumbre de su poderío he is at the height of his power; hacer cumbre to make it to the top
conferencia cumbre summit conference; momento cumbre culminating point; es su libro cumbre it's his most important book
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