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brote
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brote(
broh
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. shoot
Para mantener esta planta saludable, córtale algunos brotes laterales.To keep this plant healthy, prune a few lateral shoots.
b. bud
Ya viene la primavera y las ramas de los árboles están llenas de brotes.Spring is coming and the branches of the trees are full of buds.
c. sprout
Tengo un pequeño cultivo hidropónico de brotes de alfalfa y de soja.I have a small hydroponic crop of soy and alfalfa sprouts.
2. (illness)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
a. rash
Veo que tienes un brote en los brazos; tal vez sea una alergia.I see you have a rash on your arms; it may be an allergy.
3. (medicine)
a. outbreak
Mi médico me dijo que hay un brote de meningitis bacteriana en nuestra área.My doctor told me there is an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in our area.
4. (onset)
a. outbreak
Muchas familias tuvieron que huir, desplazadas por el brote de violencia en la región.Many families had to flee, displaced by the outbreak of violence in the region.
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brote
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de planta)
a. bud, shoot
2. (inicio)
a. sign, hint
3. (de enfermedad)
a. outbreak
brotes de sojabeansprouts
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brote
1 (Botánica) shoot
brotes de soja bean sprouts; bean shoots
2 (aparición) [de rebelión] outbreak; [de enfermedad] outbreak
un brote de violencia an outbreak of violence; un brote de sarampión an outbreak of measles
3 (erupción cutánea) rash
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