forerunner
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forerunner(
fawr
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ruh
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nuhr
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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. (general)
a. el precursor
(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).
, la precursora
(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 Department of War was the forerunner of the Defense Department.El Departamento de Guerra fue el precursor del Departamento de Defensa.
b. el predecesor
(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).
, la predecesora
(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 daguerreotype was a forerunner of modern photography.El daguerrotipo fue un predecesor de la fotografía moderna.
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forerunner
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el predecesor(ora)
(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).
la predecesor(ora)
(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).
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forerunner [ˈfɔːˌrʌnəʳ]
noun
precursoraprecursora (m) (f);a precursora
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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