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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. (act of listening)
a. listening
La escucha es una destreza importante para trabajar en el servicio de atención al cliente.Listening is an important skill for working in customer service.
2. (espionage)
a. monitoring
El juez emitió una orden para la escucha de la línea telefónica del sospechoso.The judge issued a warrant for monitoring of the suspect's telephone line.
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).
3. (military)
a. scout
El escucha regresó e informó al capitán sobre las fortificaciones del enemigo.The scout returned and informed the captain about the enemy's fortifications.
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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. (general)
a. listening-in, monitoring
estar o permanecer a la escuchato listen in
escuchas telefónicastelephone tapping
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1 (acción) listening; (Rad) monitoring
rogamos a nuestros oyentes que permanezcan a la escucha please stay tuned; estar a la escucha to listen in; estar de escucha to eavesdrop
escucha telefónica phone tap; wire tap; (EEUU)
escuchas telefónicas phone tapping; wire tapping; (EEUU)
2 (Religión) chaperon
1 (Mil) scout
2 (Rad) monitor
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