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desk
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desk(
dehsk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (furniture)
a. el escritorio
(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).
Her desk is always really organized.Siempre tiene bien ordenado su escritorio.
b. la mesa de trabajo
(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).
Five desks will fit in this conference room.Caben cinco mesas de trabajo en esta sala de conferencias.
c. el pupitre
(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).
(in school)
The little boy fell asleep at his desk.El niñito se quedó dormido sobre su pupitre.
2. (service counter)
a. el mostrador
(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).
You should go to the desk and ask for another copy of the key.Debes ir al mostrador y pedir otra copia de la llave.
3. (journalism)
a. la sección
(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 local news desk published a polemic article on the homeless.La sección de noticias locales publicó un artículo polémico sobre los indigentes.
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desk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in school)
a. el pupitre
(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. (in office)
a. el mesa f, escritorio
(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).
3. (in hotel)
a. el mostrador
(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).
the foreign/sports deskla sección de noticias internacionales/de información deportiva
desk diaryagenda f
a desk jobun trabajo de oficina
desk lamplámpara de mesa or de escritorio
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desk [desk]
noun
1 (in office, study etc) escritorio (m); mesa (f) de trabajo; (Educ) pupitre (m); (bureau) escritorio (m);
2 (section) [of ministry, newspaper] sección (f)
3 (Britain) (in airport, hospital) mostrador (m); (in shop, restaurant) (for payment) caja (f); (in hotel) recepción (f)
modifier
desk clerk (n) (US) recepcionista (m)
desk diary (n) agenda (f) de escritorio
desk job (n) trabajo (m) de oficina
desk lamp (n) lámpara (f) de escritorio
desk pad (n) bloc (m) de notas
desk study (n) estudio (m) sobre el papel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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