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subterráneo

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subterráneo(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (under the ground)
a. subterranean
El conducto por donde fluye el agua es subterráneo.The pipe through which the water flows is subterranean.
b. underground
Los ladrones guardaban el dinero en un escondite subterráneo.The thieves kept the money in an underground hiding place.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (metro) (River Plate)
a. subway
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El subterráneo está cerrado a esta hora así que tomaré un taxi de vuelta.The subway is closed right now, so I'll take a taxi back.
b. underground (United Kingdom)
Lo bueno del subterráneo es que no hay atascos de tráfico.The good thing about the underground is that there are no traffic jams.
3. (subterranean room)
a. underground passage
El preso escapó por un subterráneo que excavó.The prisoner escaped through an underground passage he dug.
b. tunnel
Entre las dos cárceles había un subterráneo que las conectaba.There was a tunnel between the two jails that connected them.
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subterráneo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. subterranean, underground
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. underground tunnel
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subterráneo
adjective
underground; subterranean
1 (túnel) underground passage
2 (almacén bajo tierra) underground store; cellar
3 (Arg) (metro) underground; subway; (EEUU)
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