dawn

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dawn(
dan
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sunrise)
a. el amanecer
(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).
(M)
We will meet at dawn to begin our journey.Nos reuniremos al amanecer para comenzar nuestro viaje.
b. el alba
(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).
(F)
The light of dawn entered through my window.La luz del alba entraba por mi ventana.
2. (beginning)
a. los albores
(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).
(M)
Today we witness the dawn of a new era.Hoy somos testigos de los albores de una nueva época.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to become light)
a. amanecer
The meteorologist says that the day will dawn cloudy and wet.El meteorólogo dice que el día amanecerá nublado y lluvioso.
b. clarear
We set off as soon as day dawned.En cuanto clareó el día, nos pusimos en camino.
4. (to begin)
a. nacer
A new age of prosperity has dawned.Ha nacido una nueva era de prosperidad.
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dawn
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la amanecer m, alba
(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).
(F)
2. (fig)
a. (of life, civilization)
at dawnal alba
from dawn to duskde sol a sol
the dawn chorusel canto de los pájaros al amanecer
dawn raidincursión f de madrugada
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. amanecer
4. (fig)
a. despertar (life, civilization)
the day dawned bright and clearel día amaneció claro y despejado
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dawn [dɔːn]
noun
1 (daybreak) amanecer (m)
at dawn al amanecer; to get up with the dawn levantarse al amanecer; from dawn to dusk de sol a sol
2 (beginning) albores (m)
the dawn of the radio age los albores de la era de la radio
the dawn of civilization
intransitive verb
[+day] amanecer
a new epoch has dawned ha nacido una época nueva
modifier
dawn chorus (n) (Britain) canto (m) de los pájaros al amanecer
dawn raid (n) (Police) redada efectuada en la madrugada; (Economics) compra inesperada de acciones de una empresa como paso previo a una OPA
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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