gasoline
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gasoline(
gah
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suh
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lin
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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)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la gasolina
(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 price of gasoline hasn't gone up in several years.Hace varios años que no sube el precio de la gasolina.
b. la nafta
(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).
(River Plate)
I always keep a can of gasoline in the trunk.Siempre tengo una lata de gasolina en el baúl.
c. la bencina
(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).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
There's less than a gallon of gasoline in the tank.Hay menos de un galón de bencina en el tanque.
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gasoline
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la gasolina
(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).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
b. la nafta
(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).
(River Plate)
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gasoline [ˈɡæsəliːn]
noun
(US) gasolina (f); nafta (f); (S. Cone) bencina (f); (Chile)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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