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catre
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catre(
kah
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treh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (furniture)
a. cot
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El catre en el que tuve que dormir era muy incómodo.The cot I had to sleep on was very uncomfortable.
b. camp bed (United Kingdom)
En el hospital de campaña no había suficientes catres para los heridos.The field hospital didn't have enough camp beds for the wounded.
c. folding bed (pliable)
Mariano va a dormir en el catre y Nicolás en el sofá.Mariano will sleep on the folding bed and Nicolas on the couch.
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catre
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cama)
a. camp bed
b. cot
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
irse al catreto hit the sack to hit the hay
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catre
1 (litera) cot
cambiar el catre to change the subject
catre de tijera catre de viento campbed; folding bed
2 (cama) bed
3
catre de balsa (S. Cone) (barquito) raft
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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