el bolígrafo
-the ballpoint pen
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (writing instrument)
a. ballpoint pen
Prefiero los bolígrafos a los lápices.I prefer ballpoint pens over pencils.
El artista usa bolígrafos para crear versiones modernas de obras clásicas del Renacimiento.The artist uses ballpoint pens to create modern versions of classic Renaissance paintings.
b. pen
Por favor préstame un bolígrafo para firmar el contrato.Lend me a pen to sign the contract, please.
c. Biro
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g., iPod).
(registered trademark)
(United Kingdom)
Este bolígrafo no tiene tinta.This Biro has no ink.
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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. (general)
a. ballpoint pen, Biro®
pen; ballpoint pen; Biro;&trade
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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