futures
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futures(
fyu
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chuhrz
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (economy)
a. los futuros
(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).
We offer you a simple way to invest in futures.Le ofrecemos una forma sencilla de invertir en futuros.
future
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (time ahead)
a. el futuro
(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).
In the not too distant future, the Internet could be accessible from anywhere.En un futuro no muy lejano, tal vez se pueda acceder a Internet desde cualquier sitio.
3. (prospects)
a. el futuro
(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 is no future in this profession.En esta profesión no hay futuro.
b. el porvenir
(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).
He worked very hard to build a future for himself.Trabajó muy duro para labrarse un porvenir.
4. (grammar)
a. el futuro
(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).
As homework, write five sentences in the future.Como tarea, escriban cinco frases en el futuro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (coming)
a. futuro
My future husband was born in Puerto Rico.Mi futuro marido nació en Puerto Rico.
6. (grammar)
a. futuro
In this exercise, you have to conjugate the verb in the future perfect tense.En este ejercicio, tienes que conjugar el verbo en el tiempo futuro perfecto.
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future
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (time)
a. el futuro
(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).
in (the) futureen el futuro
in the near/distant futureen un futuro próximo/lejano
she has a job with a (good) futuretiene un trabajo con (mucho) futuro
2. (finance)
a.
futuresfuturos mpl
futures marketmercado de futuros
3. (grammar)
a.
future (tense)futuro m
future perfect (tense)futuro perfecto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (general)
a. futuro(a)
at some future dateen una fecha futura
for future referencepara consultar en el futuro
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future [ˈfjuːtʃəʳ]
adjective
1 [+husband, generations] futuro; [+plans] para el futuro
at some future date or time en un futuro; his future prospects are bleak sus perspectivas de futuro no son nada halagüeñas; in future years en los años venideros
her future husband we haven't discussed our future plans
2 (Gram)
the future perfect el futuro perfecto; the future tense el futuro
noun
1 futuro (m)
who knows what the future holds? ¿quién sabe lo que nos depara el futuro?; they see schoolchildren as their customers of the future ven a los niños en edad escolar como sus clientes del futuro; we must look to the future tenemos que mirar al futuro; in future de ahora en adelante; in the future en el futuro
no decision is likely in the [forseeable]/[immediate] future
in the near future en un futuro próximo or cercano; in the not too distant future en un futuro no muy lejano
they know they could be made redundant in the not too distant future hope to see you in the not too distant future
2 (prospects) futuro (m); porvenir (m)
her future is assured tiene el futuro or el porvenir asegurado
the company faces an uncertain future these abandoned children now have a future the employees would have a better future as part of a larger group
he believes his future lies in comedy piensa que su futuro or su porvenir está en la comedia; there's no future in it no tiene futuro
there's no future in this relationship
3 (Gram) futuro (m)
in the future en futuro
4 futures (Economics) futuros (m)
modifier
the futures market (n) (Economics) el mercado de futuros
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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