grooming
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grooming(
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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. (act and effect of grooming)
a. el acicalamiento
(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).
Professional decorum and impeccable grooming are non-negotiable in our line of work.El decoro profesional y el acicalamiento impecable son imprescindibles en nuestra industria.
2. (care for horses)
a. el almohazamiento
(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).
Grooming is an important part of preparing a horse for a dressage event.El almohazamiento es una parte importante de la preparación de un caballo para una prueba de doma.
3. (special training)
a. la preparación
(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).
He was a trusted advisor of the king and was responsible for the grooming and education of the prince.Era un asesor de confianza del rey y era responsable de la preparación y educación del príncipe.
4. (befriending with sexual intentions)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The interactions she read on her daughter’s phone looked more like grooming than a normal friendship.Las interacciones que leyó en el celular de su hija le parecían más bien abuso sexual virtual que una amistad normal.
The teacher's constant gifts to the girl had begun to look eerily like grooming.Los regalos del profesor a la niña habían empezado a parecer un intento inquietante de ganarse su confianza para asaltarla sexualmente.
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grooming
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (smart, neat appearance)
a. la buena presencia
(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).
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grooming [ˈɡruːmɪŋ]
noun
1 (gen, also well-groomedness) acicalamiento (m)
2 [of horse] almohazamiento (m); [of dog] cepillado (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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