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terraplén
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terraplén(
teh
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rrah
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plehn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (mound)
a. embankment
Los obreros construyeron un terraplén para atravesar la hondonada.The workers built an embankment to cross the gully.
2. (incline)
a. slope
Ten cuidado al descender por el terraplén porque está resbaladizo.Be careful when you go do down the slope because it is slippery.
b. bank
Una vez bajes el terraplén te encontrarás la carretera por la que tienes que ir.Once you go down the bank you'll see the road you have take.
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terraplén
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. steep embankment
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terraplén
1 (en carretera, ferrocarril) embankment
el coche cayó por un terraplén incendiándose rápidamente
2 (Agr) terrace
3 (Mil) rampart; bank
4 (cuesta) slope; gradient
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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