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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. (via marriage)
a. wife
Mi esposa es una excelente mecánica automotriz.My wife is a superb auto mechanic.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (for securing a prisoner)
a. handcuffs
Todos los policías tienen que llevar esposas.All policemen are required to carry handcuffs.
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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. (anillo)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. episcopal ring
2. (objeto)
a. handcuffs
ponerle las esposa a alguiento handcuff somebody
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poner las esposas a algn to handcuff sb; put sb in handcuffs
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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