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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. eleven
Había once lápices en la caja y ahora me falta uno.There were eleven pencils in the box and now I'm missing one.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. eleven
El once es el número favorito de mi hermana.Eleven is my sister's favorite number.
b. eleventh (in dates)
Su cumpleaños es el once de junio.His birthday is the eleventh of June.
3. (sports)
a. first team
El entrenador no anunció cambios en el once titular para esta temporada.The coach didn't announce any changes to the first team for this season.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. tea
Invité a mis amigas a casa a tomar onces.I invited my friends to my home to have tea.
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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)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
oncesmid-morning snack
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(gen) eleven; (ordinal, en la fecha) eleventh
las once eleven o'clock; le escribí el día once I wrote to him on the eleventh
tomar las once to have elevenses (familiar)
tomar once o la(s) once {o a veces} onces (Chile) to have afternoon tea; have an afternoon snack
(gen) eleven; (fecha) eleventh; (Fútbol) team
el once titular the first team
Hasta hoy no se sabrá la composición definitiva del [once titular] del Granada.
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