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el adobo
-the marinade
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él/ella/usted adobó
-he/she/you marinated
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofadobar.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (culinary)
a. marinade
El cocinero preparó un adobo con aceite de oliva, mostaza, ajo, pimienta y sal.The cook prepared a marinade with olive oil, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper.
b. pickle (for preserving)
Tienes que dejar las cebollas en el adobo por un par de semanas.You must let the onions sit in the pickle for a few weeks.
2. (act of marinating)
a. marinating
Al momento del adobo, utiliza un bol grande donde puedas poner todos los ingredientes.For the marinating, use a big bowl where you can put all the ingredients.
3. (leather production)
a. tanning
Antes del adobo, hay que limpiar el cuero cuidadosamente.The cowhide must be carefully cleaned before tanning.
4. (red chili sauce)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. adobo
¿Cuánto adobo pusiste en los tacos? ¡Están muy picantes!How much adobo did you put in the tacos? They're too spicy!
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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. (acción)
a. marinating
2. (salsa)
a. marinade
en adobomarinated
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1 (preparación) preparation; dressing; [de pieles] tanning
(salsa) pickle; sauce; (México) (picante) red chilli sauce; (para pieles) tanning mixture;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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