flota
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flota(
flo
-
duh
)
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).
Pirates attacked the annual Spanish flota in the West Indies.Los piratas atacaron la flota española anual en las Indias Occidentales.
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flota
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flota(
floh
-
tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (group of ships)
a. fleet
Multaron a la flota pesquera por declarar menos de lo que pescaron.The fishing fleet was fined for under-declaring their catch.
2. (group of vehicles)
a. fleet
La flota de vehículos llegó hoy con todos los nuevos modelos del año.The vehicle fleet arrived today with all of this year’s new models.
3. (group of planes)
a. fleet
La aerolínea adquirió una flota completamente nueva de aviones de lujo.The airline aquired an entirely new fleet of luxury planes.
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flota
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de barcos, vehículos)
a. fleet
flota pesquerafishing fleet
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flota
1 [de buques] fleet
la flota española the Spanish fleet
flota de altura deep-sea fishing fleet
flota de bajura inshore fishing fleet
flota mercante merchant navy
flota pesquera fishing fleet
2 (Aeronáutica) (Automóviles) fleet
3 (And) (autobús) long-distance bus; inter-city bus
4 (Latinoamérica) (muchedumbre) lot; crowd; heap
una flota de a lot of; a crowd of
5 (And) (jactancia) boasting; bluster
echar flotas (And) (Centroamérica) (Caribe) to brag
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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