Possible Results:
escuadra
-squad
,team
See the entry forescuadra.
Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofescuadrar.
escuadra
-square
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofescuadrar.

escuadra

escuadra(
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kwah
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drah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (military)
a. squad (of soldiers)
¡La escuadra de infantería está bajo fuego de artillería enemigo!The infantry squad is under artillery fire!
b. squadron (of warships)
Los pilotos kamikaze hundieron uno de los buques de la escuadra.The kamikaze pilots sank one of the squadron's ships.
2. (measuring tool)
a. set square
¿Tienes una regla que me prestas? - No, pero tengo una escuadra.Do you have a ruler I can borrow? - No, but I have a set square.
b. square
El carpintero midió el ángulo con la escuadra de acero.The carpenter measured the angle with his steel square.
3. (hardware)
a. bracket
Le atornillé escuadras a la pared para asegurar el estante.I screwed brackets into the wall to support the bookshelf.
4. (sports)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. team
Las dos estrellas de nuestra escuadra están lesionadas.The two stars on our team are injured.
b. squad
El entrenador armó una buena escuadra para el campeonato.The coach assembled a good squad for the championship.
5. (weaponry)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. pistol
He disparado escuadras y escopetas, pero jamás un rifle automático.I've fired pistols and shotguns, but never an automatic rifle.
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escuadra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (regla, plantilla)
a. set square
2. (de buques)
a. squadron
3. (de soldados)
a. squad
escuadra
1 (instrumento) (para dibujar) square; (de carpintero) carpenter's square
a escuadra square; at right angles; fuera de escuadra out of true
escuadra de delineante set square
2 [de hombres] (Mil) squad; (Náutica) squadron
escuadra de demolición demolition squad
escuadra de fusilamiento firing squad
3 (Automóviles) [de coches] fleet
4 (Latinoamérica) (Dep) team; squad
5 (And) (pistola) pistol
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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