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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. (practice)
a. rehearsal
Nos queda un ensayo más antes del estreno.We have one more rehearsal before our debut.
2. (composition)
a. essay
Para la clase de literatura, tenemos que escribir diez ensayos a lo largo del semestre.For the literature class, we have to write ten essays over the course of the semester.
3. (assessment)
a. trial
El período de ensayo para el software dura un mes.The trial period for the software lasts one month.
b. test
No entre en pánico cuando suena la alarma; es solo un ensayo.Do not panic when the alarm sounds; it's just a test.
c. experiment
Los resultados del ensayo apoyan la hipótesis original.The results of the experiment support the original hypothesis.
4. (sports)
a. try
Lomu logró quince ensayos en el Mundial de Rugby.Lomu scored fifteen tries at the Rugby World Cup.
5. (metal)
a. assay
El libro explica técnicas para el ensayo de oro y plata.The book explains techniques for the assay of gold and silver.
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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. (theater)
a. rehearsal
ensayo generaldress rehearsal
2. (prueba)
a. test
le salió al primer ensayohe got it at the first attempt
3. (literature)
a. essay
4. (en rugby)
a. try
1 (prueba) test; trial; (experimento) experiment; (intento) attempt
de ensayo experimental; pedido de ensayo (Com) trial order; viaje de ensayo trial run; vuelo de ensayo test flight; hicimos un ensayo de la obra we rehearsed the play; hacer algo a modo de ensayo to do sth as an experiment
ensayo clínico clinical trial
ensayo nuclear nuclear test
2 [de metal] assay
3 (Literat) (Escol) etc essay
4 (Música) (Teat) rehearsal
ensayo general dress rehearsal
5 (Rugby) try
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