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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "aequi-.”
A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
1. (equal)
a. equi-
A square is an example of an equilateral.Un cuadrado es un ejemplo de un equilátero.
2. (equally)
a. equi-
Maria's house is nearly equidistant from two churches.La casa de María es casi equidistante de dos iglesias.
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (letter)
a. x
Hay palabras del castellano donde la equis ahora se pronuncia como jota.There are Castilian words where the x is now pronounced like a j.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (unspecified)
a. x
Si tienes una cantidad equis de dólares en tu tarjeta de regalo, ¿por qué no usarla?If you have x amount of dollars on your gift card, why not use it?
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. X
un número equis de personasx number of people
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
la letra equisthe letter x
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1 (letra) (name of the letter) X
rayos equis X-rays; cada equis años every so many years; durante equis años for X number of years
Cada equis años habrá que cambiar de pareja se vende mucho durante equis meses
pongamos que cuesta equis dólares let's suppose it costs X dollars; averiguar la equis to find the value of X; marcar con una equis la respuesta correcta put a cross by the correct answer; tenía que hacer equis cosas I had to do any amount of things
2 (And) (Centroamérica)
estar en la equis (flaco) to be all skin and bones; (sin dinero) to be broke (familiar); be skint (familiar)
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Phrases with "equis"
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dos equis
two x's
rayos equis
equis y ceritos
tomar unos rayos equis
to take some X-rays
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