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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (something incorrect)
a. mistake
Creo que sería un error no admitir que tenemos la culpa.I think it would be a mistake not to admit that we're at fault.
b. error
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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. (general)
a. mistake, error
cometer un errorto make a mistake
estar en un errorto be mistaken
por errorby mistake
salvo error u omisiónerrors and omissions excepted
error de bultohuge/big mistake
error de cálculomiscalculation
error humanohuman error
error de imprentamisprint
error judicialmiscarriage of justice
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mistake; error (formal)
fue un error contárselo a Luisa it was a mistake to tell Luisa; salvo error u omisión errors and omissions excepted
caer en un error to make a mistake
si crees que van a venir a ayudarte, estás cayendo en un error
si piensas que lo hizo por tu bien, estás cayendo en un error if you think that he did it for your good you're making a mistake
cometer un error to make a mistake
cometí muchos errores en el examen I made a lot of mistakes in the exam
estar en un error to be mistaken; be wrong
estás en un error si piensas que voy a transigir you're mistaken o wrong if you think that I'll give in
inducir a error to be misleading
estas cifras pueden inducir a error these figures could be misleading
por error by mistake
error de cálculo miscalculation
error de copia clerical error
error de derecho legal error
error de hecho factual error; error of fact
error de imprenta misprint
error judicial miscarriage of justice
error tipográfico misprint
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