A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (via marriage)
Mi esposa es una excelente mecánica automotriz.My wife is a superb auto mechanic.
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
2. (for securing a prisoner)
Todos los policías tienen que llevar esposas.All policemen are required to carry handcuffs.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anillo) (Latin America)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
ponerle las esposa a alguiento handcuff somebody
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poner las esposas a algn to handcuff sb; put sb in handcuffs
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