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entero
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entero(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (complete)
a. whole
Comió una hamburguesa entera a la edad de dos.He ate a whole hamburger at the age of two.
b. entire
La comunidad entera salió a la calle a celebrar.The entire community came out to the streets to celebrate.
2. (unbroken)
a. intact
El florero llegó entero.The vase arrived intact.
b. in one piece
Es un milagro que haya llegado entero después de pasar por ese camino lleno de baches.It's a miracle that it got here in once piece after coming down that road full of potholes.
3. (serene)
a. composed
Estaba entero cuando se enteró, pero más tarde perdió los estribos.He was composed when he found out, but later lost his temper.
4. (honest)
a. upright
Puedes confiar en Lucy; es una mujer entera.You can trust Lucy; she's an upright woman.
5. (mathematics)
a. whole
Hay que aprender a sumar números enteros antes de aprender a sumar fracciones.You have to learn to add whole numbers before learning to add fractions.
b. integral
El cero es un número entero.Zero is an integral number.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
6. (mathematics)
a. integer
¿Cuál es el entero más cerca de 1.51?What is the integer closest to 1.51?
b. whole number
Un entero con una fracción se llama un número mixto.A whole number with a fraction is called a mixed number.
7. (stock market)
a. point
La bolsa de valores bajó diez enteros por las noticias de la guerra en Europa.The stock market fell two points because of the news of the war in Europe.
8. (debt payment)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. payment
¡Aleluya! Hice mi último entero.Hallelujah! I made my last payment.
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entero
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (completo)
a. whole
vi la película enteraI watched the whole film
el edificio/país enterothe entire o whole building/country
es de mi entera confianzashe has my complete confidence
por enteroentirely, completely
2. (sin desperfecto)
a. in one piece
este cristal está enterothis pane hasn't been broken
3. (sereno)
a. composed
se mostró muy entero en el juiciohe was very composed at the trial
4. (honrado)
a. upright, honest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (stock market)
a. point
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entero
adjective
1 (completo) whole; entire
se comió el paquete entero de galletas he ate the whole o entire packet of biscuits; se pasa el día entero quejándose he spends the whole o entire day complaining; es famoso en el mundo entero he's famous the whole world over; he's famous all over the world
2
por entero wholly; fully; me dediqué por entero a la investigación I devoted myself wholly o fully to research
3 (Matemáticas) whole; integral
4 [+persona] (íntegro) upright; (sereno) composed
un hombre muy entero a man of great integrity; a very upright man; estuvo muy entera durante el funeral she was very composed o she kept her composure during the funeral
5 (And) (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (idéntico) identical; similar
está entero a su papá he's just like his dad; he's the spitting image of his dad
6 (no castrado) entire
1 (Matemáticas) integer; whole number
2 (Com) (Economía) point
las acciones han subido dos enteros the shares have gone up two points
3 (Latinoamérica) (pago) payment
4 (S. Cone) (Economía) balance
5 (Arg) boilersuit
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "entera"
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leche entera
whole milk
frase entera
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la noche entera
all night
mi vida entera
my entire life
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