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tamaño

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tamaño(
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mah
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nyoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (dimension)
a. size
Queensland es del tamaño de Francia y Alemania juntos.Queensland is the size of France and Germany together.
2. (clothing or footwear)
a. size
¿Qué tamaño eres de camisa?What's your shirt size?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to dimension)
a. sized
Enviarán un cohete tamaño coche a Marte.They're sending a car-sized rocket to Mars.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(huge)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. huge
Nunca había visto tamaña araña.I'd never seen such a huge spider.
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tamaño
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. such
¡cómo pudo decir tamaña estupidez!how could he say such a stupid thing!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. size
son del mismo tamañothey're the same size
de gran tamañolarge
del tamaño deas large as, the size of
de tamaño familiarfamily(-size)
de tamaño naturallife-size
tamaño carné o carnetpassport-size
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tamaño
size
son del mismo tamaño tienen el mismo tamaño they are the same size
¿de qué tamaño es? how big is it?; what size is it?; un ordenador del tamaño de un libro a computer the size of a book; una foto tamaño carnet a passport-size photo; de tamaño natural full-size; life-size; de tamaño extra o extraordinario outsize; extra large
tamaño de bolsillo pocket-size
tamaño familiar family-size
tamaño gigante king-size
adjective
1 (tan grande) so big a; such a big; (tan pequeño) so small a; such a small
parece absurdo que cometiera tamaño error it seems absurd that he should make such a mistake
2 (Latinoamérica) (enorme) huge; colossal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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