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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (support structure)
a. pedestal
En el pedestal de la columna había una inscripción.There was an inscription on the pedestal of the column.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(unrealistic esteem)
a. pedestal
Analía ha puesto a este hombre en un pedestal y no lo ve por quien realmente es.Analia has placed this man on a pedestal and she can't see him for what he really is.
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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. pedestal, stand
poner/tener a alguien en un pedestalto put somebody on a pedestal
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pedestal; stand
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