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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (candleholder)
a. candlestick
Carlota encendió la vela y la colocó en el candelero.Carlota lit the candle and put it in the candlestick.
b. candelabra
Sobre la repisa había un hermoso candelero de hierro.On the mantlepiece, there was a beautiful iron candelabra.
2. (nautical)
a. stanchion
La vela se había desprendido del candelero por un lado.One side of the sail had come loose from the stanchion.
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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. candlestick
estar en candeleroto be in the limelight
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1 (candelabro) candlestick; (lámpara) oil lamp
en (el) candelero
estar en el candelero [+persona] to be in the spotlight o limelight; [+tema] to be in the news; poner algo en candelero to bring sth into the limelight; tema en candelero hot topic; subject of great current interest
2 (Náutica) stanchion
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