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equívoco

equívoco(
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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. (confusion)
a. misunderstanding
Debido a un equívoco, me dijeron que mi examen estaba suspenso cuando de hecho lo había aprobado.Because of a misunderstanding, they told me I had failed the exam when I had actually passed it.
2. (miscalculation)
a. mistake
Nos cobraron de más en el restaurante por un equívoco en la cuenta.They overcharged us in the restaurant because of a mistake in the check.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (confusing)
a. ambiguous
El titular de este artículo es equívoco y los lectores no saben qué interpretar.The headline for this article is ambiguous and readers don't know what to make of it.
b. equivocal
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
La estructura de esta frase es equívoca porque puede expresar lo contrario de lo que quieres decir.The structure of this sentence is equivocal because it can express the opposite of what you actually mean.
4. (suspicious)
a. questionable
Los equívocos gestos del hombre hicieron pensar a la policía que se trataba de un fugitivo.The man's questionable movements made the police suspect he was a fugitive.
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equívoco
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (ambiguo)
a. ambiguous, equivocal
2. (sospechoso)
a. suspicious
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (general)
a. misunderstanding
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equívoco
adjective
1 (confuso) equivocal; ambiguous
2 (Latinoamérica) (equivocado) mistaken
1 (malentendido) misunderstanding
2 (al hablar) (juego de palabras) pun; play on words; (doble sentido) double meaning
este tipo de equívocos es característico de sus escritos this kind of wordplay is a characteristic of his writing
3 (México) mistake
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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