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esclavo

el esclavo, la esclava(
ehs
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klah
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boh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (captive)
a. slave
La Proclamación de Emancipación liberó a todos los esclavos en los Estados Unidos.The Emancipation Proclamation freed all of the slaves in the United States.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(captive)
a. slave
Aunque choca directamente con su trabajo como lingüista, Ana es esclava de la gramática normativa.Although it conflicts directly with her work as a linguist, Ana is a slave to prescriptive grammar.
b. addict
Cuando el jefe se enteró de que Diego era esclavo de la heroína, lo despidió.When his boss found out Diego was a heroin addict, he fired him.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (captive)
a. enslaved
Espartaco dirigía una rebelión de mucha gente esclava contra el imperio romano.Spartacus lead a rebellion of many enslaved people against the Roman Empire.
esclava
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
4. (jewelry)
a. bangle
Andrea siempre usa muchísimas esclavas apiladas en los dos brazos.Andrea always wears a lot of stacked bangles on both arms.
b. bracelet
Mi novio me regaló una esclava de plata muy linda para mi cumpleaños.My boyfriend got me a really nice silver bracelet for my birthday.
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esclavo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. enslaved
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (también fig)
a. slave
es un esclavo del trabajohe's a slave to his work
es un esclavo del tabacohe's addicted to tobacco
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esclavoa esclava
slave
vender a algn como esclavo to sell sb into slavery; ser esclavo del tabaco to be a slave to tobacco
lo de tener un bar. Es muy esclavo, muy sacrificado
esclavo/a blanco/a white slave
esclavo/a sexual sex slave
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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