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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not cultivated)
a. en barbecho
The field by the road is lying fallow this year.El campo que está al lado de la carretera está en barbecho este año.
b. sin explotar
The land has been fallow since the beginning of the conflict.Las tierras han estado sin explotar desde que empezó el conflicto.
2. (not productive)
a. improductivo
As a writer he is definitely going through a fallow period.Como autor es cierto que está pasando un periodo improductivo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to leave uncultivated)
a. dejar en barbecho
The farmer decided to fallow a field which could later be repurposed for festivals.El agricultor decidió dejar un campo en barbecho que podría ser luego reutilizado para festivales.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (uncultivated)
a. en barbecho
2. (fig)
a fallow periodun período improductivo
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (general)
to lie fallowestar en barbecho
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fallow [ˈfæləʊ]
(Agr) en barbecho; [+period] improductivo
There followed something of a fallow period professionally, until a job came up in the summer
to lie fallow (Agr) estar en barbecho; quedar sin utilizar; no ser utilizado
(Agr) barbecho (m)
fallow deer (n) gamo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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