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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (storage facility)
a. warehouse
Los productos se envían directamente desde nuestro almacén en dos días.Our products are shipped directly from our warehouse within two days.
b. storehouse
Las mercancías se envían a un almacén hasta su distribución.Goods are sent to a storehouse until they are distributed.
c. storeroom
El almacén está lleno de moscas. ¿Qué es lo que pasó allí?The storeroom is full of flies. What happened in there?
2. (commerce)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
Regionalism used in Panama
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. store
Voy al almacén. ¿Necesitas algo?I'm going to the store. Do you need anything?
b. shop
Los almacenes ya cerraron, así que tendremos que esperar hasta mañana.The shops already closed, so we'll have to wait until tomorrow.
c. grocery store
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El almacén estará cerrado mañana por el feriado.The grocery store will be closed tomorrow for the holiday.
d. grocer's (United Kingdom)
¿Venden huevos en el almacén de Paco?Do they sell eggs at Paco's grocer's?
3. (large retail store; used with "gran")
Regionalism used in Spain
a. department store
¿No fuiste a Harrods cuando visitaste Londres? ¡Es un gran almacén muy famoso!Didn't you go to Harrods when you visited London? It's a really famous department store!
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (large retail store)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. department store
El Corte Inglés es de los almacenes más famosos de España.The Corte Inglés is one of the most famous department stores in Spain.
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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. (depósito)
a. warehouse
almacén de mercancíasgoods depot
(grandes) almacenesdepartment store
2. (de alimentos)
a. grocery store
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1 [de mercancías] warehouse; store
tener algo en almacén (de reserva) to have sth in store; (Com) to stock sth
almacén de depósito bonded warehouse
almacén depositario (Com) depository
2 (Mecánica) (Mil) magazine
3 (tienda) shop; store
almacenes grandes almacenes department store
; (s)
Almacenes Pérez Pérez Department Store
almacén frigorífico cold store
4 (Latinoamérica) (tienda de comestibles) grocer's (shop)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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