disposable

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 3).
disposable(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (meant to be used only once)
a. desechable
The airline provided the passengers with disposable toothbrushes for the long flight.La compañía aérea les suministró a los pasajeros cepillos de dientes desechables para el largo vuelo.
b. de usar y tirar
If you order takeout, make sure you get disposable utensils.Si pides comida para llevar, asegúrate que te den cubiertos de usar y tirar.
2. (available)
a. disponible
After paying taxes, my disposable income is lower than I expected.Después de pagar impuestos, mi renta disponible es mucho menos de lo que esperaba.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (an item meant to be used only once)
a. el desechable
(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)
I can't believe they used disposables to serve Christmas dinner.No puedo creer que usaron desechables para servir la cena de Navidad.
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disposable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (camera, pen, lighter)
a. desechable
2. (funds)
a. disponible
disposable incomepoder adquisitivo
disposable [dɪsˈpəʊzəbl]
adjective
1 (not reusable) [+nappy] desechable; de usar y tirar
disposable goods productos (m) desechables or no reutilizables
2 (available) disponible
disposable assets activos (m) disponibles; disposable income renta (f) disponible
noun
(nappy) pañal (m) desechable; pañal (m) de usar y tirar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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