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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (off limits)
a. untouchable
La condición de diplomático del embajador lo hace intocable para las autoridades locales.The ambassador's diplomatic status means he's untouchable by the local authorities.
2. (inviolable)
a. sacred
Gonzalo no quiere divorciarse porque cree firmemente que el vínculo matrimonial es intocable.Gonzalo doesn't want to get a divorce because he firmly believes that the marriage bond is sacred.
b. sacrosanct
En este país, la libre expresión es un derecho intocable.In this country, freedom of speech is a sacrosanct right.
3. (prohibited)
a. taboo
Por favor no menciones a mi exnovio; para mi familia ese tema es intocable.Please, don't mention my ex-boyfriend; that topic is taboo for my family.
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).
4. (Indian outcast)
a. untouchable
Los intocables eran relegados a los oficios más bajos.The untouchables were relegated to the lowest occupations.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona, institución)
a. above criticism
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (en la india)
a. untouchable
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1 (sagrado) sacred; sacrosanct
la Constitución es intocable the Constitution is sacred o sacrosanct; sigue líder intocable en los Campeonatos del Mundo he is still the runaway leader in the World Championships
el intocable mito de Marilyn Monroe la Constitución es mejor que sea intocable su imagen, intocable hasta hace dos años, es cada vez más cuestionada se limitó a dejar claro que la política económica es intocable el intocable monstruo sagrado del teatro francés Roger Planchon una acústica no es algo intocable, que no pueda ser analizado, rectificado, mejorado
2 [+tema] taboo
(en la India) untouchable
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