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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (legal)
a. seizure
La compañía fue amenazada con el embargo de sus bienes.The company was threatened with the seizure of its property.
El tribunal decretó el embargo de su casa.The court ordered the seizure of her house.
b. distraint
El juez dictó un embargo de sus bienes para pagar la deuda.The judge ordered a distraint of his goods in order to pay his debt.
c. sequestration
Se decretó un embargo del vehículo.A sequestration of the vehicle was decreed.
2. (trade)
a. embargo
El gobierno impuso un embargo de armas sobre la pequeña nación africana.The government imposed an arms embargo on the small African nation.
3. (medicine)
a. indigestion
El embargo que sufría se debía a un exceso de acidez.The indigestion he was experiencing was due to an excess of stomach acid.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law)
a. seizure
2. (económico)
a. embargo
el embargo a Cuba de Estados Unidosthe United States' embargo against Cuba
embargo comercialtrade embargo
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1 (Jur) seizure; distraint
2 (Política)
embargo comercial trade embargo
sin embargo still; however; nonetheless; sin embargo de despite the fact that
4 (Med) indigestion
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