departed

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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the senses shown in 3) and 4).
departed(
dih
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dihd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (dead)
a. difunto
People gathered to honor my departed brother's contributions to the community.La gente se reunió en honor a las contribuciones de mi difunto hermano a la comunidad.
2. (bygone)
a. pasado
James tries to hold on to his departed youth by playing music from when he was in high school.James intenta aferrarse a su juventud pasada al tocar la música de cuando estaba en la secundaria.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (dead person)
a. el difunto
(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)
, la difunta
(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 rabbi said a prayer for the departed.El rabino dijo una oración por el difunto.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (dead people)
a. los difuntos
(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)
, las difuntas
(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 psychic claims that the departed can speak through her.La médium alega que los difuntos pueden hablar a través de ella.
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departed [dɪˈpɑːtɪd]
adjective
1 (bygone) [+days etc] pasado
2 (dead) difunto
noun
the departed (sing) el difunto; la difunta; (pl) los difuntos; las difuntas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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