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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. dieciocho
There were eighteen votes for and three against.Hubo dieciocho votos a favor y tres en contra.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el dieciocho
(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).
My telephone number ends in eighteen.Mi número de teléfono acaba en dieciocho.
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eighteen [ˈeɪˈtiːn]
she's eighteen (years old) tiene dieciocho años
(numeral) dieciocho (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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