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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (transport)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. shoulder
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Detuve el carro en el acotamiento porque los limpiaparabrisas no funcionaban y no veía nada.I stopped the car on the shoulder because the windshield wipers weren't working, and I couldn't see anything.
b. hard shoulder (United Kingdom)
Tuve que pararme en el acotamiento para cambiar la rueda.I had to stop on the hard shoulder to change the wheel.
c. berm
¿Por qué te paraste en el acotamiento? ¿Pasaba algo con el carro?Why did you stop on the berm? Was there something wrong with the car?
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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. (de terreno, campo)
a. enclosing, demarcation
2. (arcén)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. hard shoulder (United Kingdom)
b. shoulder
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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(México) hard shoulder; berm; (EEUU) emergency lane
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