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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. (ascent)
a. takeoff (aviation)
El piloto anunció que estaba listo para el despegue.The pilot announced that he was ready for takeoff.
b. launch (aerospace)
Faltan cinco minutos para el despegue del cohete.There are five minutes to go before the launch of the rocket.
c. lift-off (aerospace)
El despegue de la nave espacial tuvo lugar sin problemas.Lift-off of the spacecraft went off without any problems.
2. (growth)
a. start
Pese a su lento despegue, la compañía tuvo mucho éxito más adelante.Despite its slow start, the company went on to be very successful.
b. boom (sudden and quick)
Hubo un despegue económico en el país durante los años ochenta.There was an economic boom in the country in the eighties.
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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. (de avión)
a. takeoff
despegue económicoeconomic takeoff
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1 (Aeronáutica) [de avión] takeoff; [de cohete] blast-off
despegue corto short take-off
despegue vertical vertical takeoff
2 (crecimiento) boom
en los años sesenta hubo un despegue económico in the sixties the economy took off; there was an economic boom in the sixties
el despegue del juego en equipo es algo bastante reciente la nueva dinámica del Mogreb, tras el despegue de la reconciliación. argelo-marroquí La meta admitida de los negros es un despegue cultural a partir del pueblo
despegue industrial industrial boom
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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