downtown
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downtown(
daun
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taun
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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. (city center)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el centro
(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).
It's only a couple of miles from downtown.Queda a solo un par de millas del centro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (relating to the city center)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. del centro
Downtown stores are closed on Sundays.Las tiendas del centro están cerradas los domingos.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (to the city center)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. al centro
From the airport, you can take the metro downtown.Desde el aeropuerto, puedes tomar el metro al centro.
4. (in the city center)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. en el centro
Living downtown is very convenient.Vivir en el centro resulta muy práctico.
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downtown
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (city center)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el centro (urbano)
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. del centro
downtown New Yorkel centro de Nueva York
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (general)
a.
he gave me a lift downtownme llevó or
to live downtownvivir en el centro
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downtown [ˈdaʊnˈtaʊn] (US)
adverb
al centro
adjective
downtown San Francisco el centro de San Francisco
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "downtown"
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What time does he return from downtown?
¿A qué hora regresa del centro?
I can take the bus downtown
puedo tomar el autobús al centro
downtown area
el centro
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