gateway
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gateway(
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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. (architecture)
a. la entrada
(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 knights came riding through the gateway into the citadel.Los caballeros ingresaron cabalgando por la entrada al alcázar.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(way of access)
a. la puerta
(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).
Ellis Island was the gateway to America for millions of immigrants for over 60 years.La isla Ellis fue la puerta a Estados Unidos para millones de inmigrantes durante 60 años.
b. la entrada
(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).
In the 18th century, Potsdamer Platz, in Berlin, was often referred to as a "gateway to the East."En el siglo XVIII, era frecuente hablar de la Potsdamer Platz de Berlín como la entrada al Este.
c. el pasaporte
(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).
At the time, I saw college as a gateway out of my boring hometown.En aquel momento, pensé que la universidad sería mi pasaporte para escaparme de mi pueblo aburrido.
3. (computing)
a. la pasarela
(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 IT department bulked up our security system by setting up a firewall at our gateway.El departamento de informática reforzó nuestro sistema de seguridad estableciendo un firewall en nuestra pasarela.
b. la puerta de enlace
(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).
If you register your computer with the university's network, you can access the gateway remotely.Si registras tu computadora en la red de la universidad, podrás acceder a la puerta de enlace a distancia.
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gateway
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la entrada
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
the gateway to the Eastla vía de entrada a Oriente
3. (fig)
a.
the gateway to successla clave del éxito
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gateway [ˈɡeɪtweɪ]
noun
(gen) puerta (f) (de acceso)
New York, the gateway to America Nueva York, la puerta a América; the gateway to success la puerta al éxito
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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gateway drug
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bad gateway
puerta de enlace no válida
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