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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (retiring)
a. outgoing
El director saliente presentó a la persona que le sustituiría.The outgoing director introduced the person who would be replacing him.
2. (important)
a. salient
El hecho saliente de mudarnos implica un gran cambio en nuestras vidas.The salient fact that we are moving out means a big change in our lives.
3. (jutting)
a. prominent
Yo siempre reconocía a Carmen por la mandíbula saliente.I always recognized Carmen by her prominent jaw.
4. (architecture)
a. projecting
El arquitecto diseñó el edificio con balcones salientes.The architect designed the building with projecting balconies.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
5. (architecture)
a. projection
Yo expliqué a los inversionistas que cada saliente del edificio tendrá paneles solares.I explained to the investors that each projection of the building would have solar panels.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (destacable)
a. salient, important
2. (presidente, ministro)
a. outgoing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. projection
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1 (Archit) projecting
2 [+rasgo] prominent
3 (importante) salient
4 [+sol] rising
5 [+miembro] outgoing; retiring
1 (Archit) projection
2 [de carretera] hard shoulder; verge; berm; (EEUU)
3 (Mil) salient
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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