cupboard
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cupboard(
kuh
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buhrd
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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. (pantry)
a. la alacena
(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).
Alicia kept the cupboard stocked up with various canned foods.Alicia tenía varios alimentos en conserva almacenados en la alacena.
b. la despensa
(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 cupboards are bare, so I'll need to do some shopping.La despensa está vacía, así que tendré que ir a comprar algo.
2. (closet) (United Kingdom)
a. el armario
(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).
There's a built-in cupboard in all the bedrooms.Todos los dormitorios vienen con armarios empotrados.
b. el clóset
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Can you get me my shoes from the cupboard, please?¿Me puedes traer los zapatos del clóset, por favor?
c. el placard
(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).
(River Plate)
I can't buy any more clothes, because I don't have any room left in the cupboard.No puedo comprarme más ropa, porque ya no me queda espacio en el placard.
3. (furniture)
a. el aparador
(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).
Get the silverware from the cupboard, please.Saca los cubiertos del aparador, por favor.
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cupboard
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el armario
(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).
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
it was just cupboard loveera un amor interesado
cupboard spacearmarios mpl
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cupboard [ˈkʌbəd]
noun
(free-standing) armario (m); (built-in) armario (m); closet/clóset (m); (LAm) placar(d) (m); (S. Cone)
modifier
cupboard love (n) (Britain) amor (m) interesado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "cupboard"
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kitchen cupboard
armario de cocina
linen cupboard
el ropero
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