el entrante
-the recess
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (upcoming)
a. coming
Terminar mi tesis de grado es mi objetivo para el año entrante.Finishing my graduation thesis is my goal for the coming year.
b. next
Esta semana son los exámenes finales y la semana entrante salimos de vacaciones.This week are final exams and next week we are going on vacation.
2. (succeeding)
a. incoming
El presidente entrante anunciará su gabinete esta noche.The incoming president will announce his cabinet tonight.
b. new
Le damos la bienvenida al Sr. Gonzales, gerente entrante del proyecto.We welcome Mr. Gonzales, our new project manager.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (architecture)
a. recess
Aprovechamos el entrante en la pared del baño para poner más repisas.We used the recess in the bathroom wall to mount additional shelves.
4. (geography)
a. inlet
La bahía está conectada al mar por un entrante largo y estrecho.The bay connects to the ocean by a long and narrow inlet.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
5. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. starter
El menú de precio fijo incluye entrante, plato fuerte y postre, por $20.The fixed price menu includes a starter, main entree, and dessert, for $20.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (año, mes)
a. coming
2. (presidente, gobierno)
a. incoming
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (plato)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. starter
4. (hueco)
a. recess
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1 [+mes, semana] next
la semana entrante next week
2 [+ministro, presidente] new; incoming; [+correo] incoming
correo entrante y saliente incoming and outgoing mail
1 (Culin) starter
2 (Geografía) inlet
3 (Archit) recess
entrantes y salientes people coming to and leaving a house etc
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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