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celo
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "cello" in the sense shown in 3).
celo(
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loh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (conscientiousness)
a. zeal
Pone mucho celo en todo lo que hace.She brings great zeal to everything she does.
2. (zoology)
a. heat (female)
Mi perra se muestra muy inquieta cuando está en celo.My bitch is very restless when she is in heat.
b. rut (male)
Durante la época de celo, los ciervos machos pelean por el dominio de la manada.During the rut season, the bucks fight for dominance in the herd.
c. estrus (female)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La hembra de la especie solo experimenta un periodo breve de estro cada año.The female of the species only experiences a brief period of estrus annually.
d. oestrus (female) (United Kingdom)
Había varias yeguas en celo y trajeron un padrillo para aparearlas.There were several mares in oestrus and they brought a stallion to mate them.
3.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(adhesive tape)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. Scotch tape
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Le voy a poner un poco de celo a la tapa del libro para que no se rompa más.I'll put a bit of Scotch tape on the book cover, so that it doesn't tear more.
b. Sellotape
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(United Kingdom)
Pega con celo los dos extremos de la cartulina.Stick the two ends of the card together using Sellotape®.
c. sticky tape (United Kingdom)
Para colgar el póster, puedes utilizar celo.You can use sticky tape to hang the poster.
celos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (envy)
a. jealousy
Los celos de un hermano son un sentimiento muy común entre niños pequeños.Jealousy of a sibling is a very common feeling among little kids.
5. (suspicion)
a. jealousy
El exceso de celos puede destruir una relación.Too much jealousy can destroy a relationship.
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celo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (esmero)
a. zeal, keenness
2. (devoción)
a. devotion
3. (de hembra)
a. heat
4. (cinta adhesiva)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. Sellotape® (United Kingdom)
b. Scotch® tape
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
c. jealousy
5. (general)
a. jealousy
dar celos a alguiento make somebody jealous
tener celos de alguiento be jealous of somebody
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celo
1 (diligencia) zeal
pondrá especial celo en la solución del problema puso el máximo celo en la limpieza del cuarto
hacer algo con celo to do sth zealously o with zeal
trabajan con celo para tenerlo listo una tribu que guarda con celo sus tradiciones
celo profesional professional commitment; commitment to one's job
2 (Religión) zeal
movido por su lealtad y celo católico
3 (Zoología) [de hembra] oestrus; estrus; (EEUU) [de macho] rut
una hembra en celo a female on heat o in season; estar en celo to be on heat; be in season
4 celos jealousy
singular
; (s)
los celos la consumen she's eaten up with jealousy; dar celos a algn to make sb jealous
solo lo hace para darme celos
tener celos de algn to be jealous of sb
celo
(cinta adhesiva) Sellotape;™ Scotchtape;™ (EEUU) sticky tape
celo
(Música) cello
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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