fleet
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fleet(
flit
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. la flota
(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).
The fishing fleet was confined to port because of the storm.La tormenta obligó a la flota pesquera a permanecer en puerto.
2. (group of vehicles)
a. el parque
(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).
The rail company is to invest in a new fleet of locomotivesLa empresa ferrocarril va a invertir en un nuevo parque de locomotoras.
b. el parque móvil
(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).
The fire department's fleet has not been modernized for many years.No se ha renovado el parque móvil de los bomberos en muchos años.
c. la flota
(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).
The organizers of the event provided a fleet of taxis free of charge.Los organizadores del evento proporcionaron una flota de taxis gratis.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (swift)
a. veloz
The less fleet among the herd would soon be picked off by predators.Los depredadores pronto agarrarían a los menos veloces de la manada.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to move about quickly)
a. moverse veloz
She was entranced watching the butterfly fleet across the garden.Miraba hechizada a la mariposa que se movía veloz por el jardín.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to pass time)
a. pasarse
Diane reminisced about days gone by when she and her friends would fleet whole afternoons in the sun without a care.Diane rememoró tiempos pasados en los que ella y sus amigos se pasaban tardes enteras al sol sin preocupación alguna.
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fleet
[fliːt]
noun
1. flota (f) (of ships); flota (f) parque (m) (móvil) (of taxis, buses)
FLEET STREET Así se llama la calle de la “City” londinense en la que se encontraban las oficinas de una gran parte de los periódicos del país. Hoy en día, la mayoría tiene establecida su sede central en otras zonas, en particular en los “Docklands”, al este de Londres. Sin embargo, el término Fleet Street sigue empleándose para denominar a la prensa y al mundo del periodismo.
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fleet [fliːt]
noun
1 (Aer) (Náut) flota (f)
the British fleet la armada británica; Fleet Air Arm (Britain) Fuerzas (f) Aéreas de la Armada
2 [of cars, coaches etc] parque (m) (móvil)
fleet [fliːt]
adjective
fleeter (comparative)fleetest (superlative)(also fleet-footed) (also fleet of foot) veloz
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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