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Usage note
The plural of “frac” is “fracs” or “fraques.”
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (clothing)
a. tailcoat
Alberto parecía un pingüino con ese frac que le quedaba grande.Alberto looked like a penguin in that oversized tailcoat.
b. dress coat
Según las normas de etiqueta, debes llevar un frac al evento.According to dress code, you should wear a dress coat to the event.
c. tails
Los fracs son muy caros, así que mejor me rento uno para la boda.Tails are too expensive, so I'd better rent one for the wedding.
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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. tails, dress coat
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fracs o fraques (plural) tailcoat; tails
; (p)
ir (vestido) de frac (para una ceremonia) to be in morning dress
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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