fishery
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fishery(
fih
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shuh
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ri
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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. (industry)
a. la pesca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fishery represents the second largest industry in the country.La pesca constituye el segundo sector industrial en importancia en el país.
b. la industria pesquera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fishery depends critically on natural resources.La industria pesquera tiene una dependencia crítica de los recursos naturales.
2. (area for catching fish)
a. la pesquería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Climate change is having a strong impact on fisheries.El cambio climático está ejerciendo un fuerte impacto sobre las pesquerías.
b. el caladero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There's increasingly less octopus in our fisheries.El pulpo va cada vez a menos en nuestros caladeros.
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fishery [ˈfɪʃərɪ]
noun
(area) caladero (m); pesquería (f); (industry) pesca (f); industria (f) pesquera
modifier
fishery policy (n) política (f) pesquera
fishery protection (n) protección (f) pesquera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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