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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (cards)
a. diamonds
En ese caso, gana el jugador que tenga el as de diamantes.In that case, the player with the ace of diamonds wins.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (jewel)
a. diamond
La corona está incrustada de diamantes y otras piedras preciosas.The crown is incrusted with diamonds and other gemstones.
3. (sports)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. diamond (baseball)
Los jugadores se colocaron en el diamante.The players found their places on the diamond.
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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. (gema)
a. diamond
diamante en brutouncut diamond
2. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser un diamante en brutoto have a lot of potential
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1 (joya) diamond
una pulsera de diamantes a diamond bracelet
ser un diamante en bruto to be a rough diamond
diamante de imitación imitation diamond
diamante en bruto uncut diamond
diamante falso paste
2 diamantes (Naipes) diamonds
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