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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. (enthusiasm)
a. drive
El entrenador tiene un gran empuje para animar hasta a los más perezosos.The trainer has great drive and is able to stimulate even the laziest people.
b. initiative
El empuje de mi novio para buscar unas vacaciones fantásticas no me deja de sorprender.The initiative my boyfriend shows for searching for wonderful holidays never ceases to surprise me.
c. spirit
Jaime tiene empuje suficiente para encargarse de organizar el evento.Jaime has enough spirit to be in charge of organizing the event.
d. energy
Tania tiene mucho empuje y por eso es la líder del grupo.Tania has a lot of energy, and that's why she's the leader of the group.
2. (exertion of force on an object)
a. pressure
El empuje de las muelas del juicio ha movido el resto de dientes.The pressure of the wisdom teeth has shifted the rest of the teeth.
3. (mechanics)
a. thrust
Este modelo de motor tiene más empuje que el anterior.This motor has more thrust than the other model.
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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. (presión)
a. pressure
2. (energía)
a. energy, drive
1 (fuerza) push; drive
le falta empuje he lacks drive; en un espíritu de empuje in a spirit of determination
2 (empujón) push; shove
3 (presión) pressure; (Mecánica) (Física) thrust
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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