gathering
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gathering(
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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. (meeting)
a. la reunión
(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 purpose of this gathering is for us to get to know each other better.El propósito de esta reunión es que nos conozcamos mejor.
We're having a small gathering of friends at our house tomorrow night.Mañana por la noche tenemos una pequeña reunión de amigos en casa.
2. (group of people)
a. la concurrencia
(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).
There was a big gathering at the movie premier.El estreno de la película reunió a una gran concurrencia.
3. (collection)
a. la recolección
(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).
(of information)
He's in charge of the gathering and analysis of the data.Él se encarga de la recolección y el análisis de los datos.
4. (agriculture)
a. la recolección
(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 these coffee plantations, the gathering of the grain is carried out manually.En estas plantaciones de café, la recolección de los granos se hace de forma manual.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (increasing)
a. creciente
She let herself go with the gathering intensity of the music.Se abandonó a la intensidad creciente de la música.
b. en aumento
The gathering strength of his enemies worried the king.Al rey le preocupaba que la fuerza de sus enemigos fuera en aumento.
6. (approaching)
a. que se avecina (storm)
The heat and the menace of the gathering storm made me feel somehow claustrophobic.El calor y la amenaza de la tormenta que se avecinaba me producían cierta claustrofobia.
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gathering
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (group)
a. el grupo de personas
(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).
2. (meeting)
a. la reunión
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (darkness, speed)
a. creciente
4. (also fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the gathering stormla tormenta que se viene preparando
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gathering [ˈɡæðərɪŋ]
noun
1 (assembly) reunión (f); (persons present) concurrencia (f)
2 (Med) absceso (m)
3 (Tip) alzado (m)
adjective
[+force, speed] creciente; en aumento
the gathering storm la tormenta que se aproxima
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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family gathering
la reunión familiar
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