A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (food)
a. diet
La dieta diaria debe incluir muchas frutas y verduras.A daily diet should include lots of fruit and vegetables.
2. (food regime)
a. diet
Estoy a dieta para perder los diez kilos que me sobran.I'm on a diet to lose the ten extra kilos I'm carrying.
3. (politics)
a. diet
La Dieta de Japón aprobó una nueva ley.The Japanese Diet passed a new law.
b. assembly
La dieta se reunió para elegir a un nuevo representante.The assembly gathered to choose a new representative.
4. (stipend)
a. allowance
Los que trabajan mejor reciben una dieta adicional.Those who work better get an additional allowance.
b. expenses
Los becarios recibirán dietas para viajar.The scholars will get traveling expenses.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (allowance for expenses)
a. subsistence allowance
Las dietas de los empleados incluyen hospedaje y comidas.The employees' subsistence allowance includes accommodation and meals.
b. per diem
Las dietas de los delegados solo incluyen transporte.The delegates' per diems only cover transportation.
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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. (régimen, alimentación)
a. diet
estar a dietato be on a diet
poner alguien a dietato put somebody on a diet
dieta equilibradabalanced diet
dieta macrobióticamacrobiotic diet
2. (commerce)
dietasexpense o subsistence allowance
dieta de kilometraje≃ mileage allowance
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1 (Med) diet
la dieta mediterránea the Mediterranean diet; estar a dieta to be on a diet
dieta blanda soft-food diet
hasta que tenga bien el estómago le recomiendo que haga una dieta blanda
dieta equilibrada balanced diet
dieta láctea milk diet
2 (Política) diet; assembly
3 dietas (de comida, viajes) subsistence allowance
; (s)
4 (And) (guiso) stew
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