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portón
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portón(
pohr
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tohn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (main entrance)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. main door
La aldaba del portón era una gárgola de hierro.The knocker on the main door was an iron gargoyle.
b. front door
En el portón de la casa había una alfombrilla de bienvenida.There was a welcome mat at the front door of the house.
2. (big door)
a. large door
El portón del garaje se abrió y salió un Audi.The large door of the garage opened and an Audi came out.
3. (fence door)
a. gate
Los guardias abrieron el portón de acero y el carruaje entró a la propiedad.The guards opened the steel gate and the carriage entered the property.
4. (automobile)
a. hatch
Lisandro abrió el portón de su coche y sacó las bolsas de las compras.Lisandro opened the hatch of his car and took out the shopping bags.
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portón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. large door o entrance
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portón
1 (puerta grande) large door
2 (puerta principal) main door; (Latinoamérica) [de casa] front door
3 (en cerca) gate
4 (S. Cone) (puerta trasera) back door
5 (Automóviles) (also portón trasero) hatch; hatchback; tailgate; (EEUU)
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