guerrilla
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This word may also be spelled "guerilla.”
guerrilla(
guh
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rih
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luh
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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. (irregular soldier)
a. el guerrillero
(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).
, la guerrillera
(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).
Rebel guerrillas attacked an army convoy outside the capital.Los guerrilleros rebeldes atacaron un convoy del ejército afuera de la capital.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to guerrillas)
a. guerrillero
The guerrilla group controlled hundreds of square miles of rural territory.El grupo guerrillero controlaba cientos de millas cuadradas de territorio rural.
guerrillas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (armed group)
a. la guerrilla
(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 guerrillas started a revolution in 1977.La guerrilla empezó una revolución en 1977.
b. los guerrilleros
(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).
, las guerrilleras
(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 guerrillas rebelled against the government.Los guerrilleros se rebelaron contra el gobierno.
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guerrilla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el guerrillero(a)
(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).
la guerrillero(a)
(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).
guerrilla warfareguerra de guerrillas
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guerrilla [ɡəˈrɪlə]
noun
guerrilleroaguerrillera (m) (f);a guerrillera
urban guerrilla guerrilleroaguerrillera (m) (f) urbanoaurbana;a guerrillera a urbana
modifier
guerrilla band (n) guerrilla (f)
guerrilla warfare (n) guerra (f) de guerrillas
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guerrilla
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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guerrilla(
geh
-
rree
-
yah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (armed group)
a. guerrillas
La guerrilla anunció su desarme total a través de un comunicado.The guerrillas announced their complete disarmament by means of a press release.
b. guerrilla force
Escuché en la radio que la guerrilla negoció un alto el fuego con el gobierno.I heard on the radio that the guerrilla force had negotiated a ceasefire with the government.
2. (military)
a. guerrilla warfare
El guía nos dijo que tuviéramos cuidado porque hay zonas de guerrilla por aquí.The guide told us to be careful, because there are areas of guerrilla warfare nearby.
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guerrilla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grupo)
a. guerrilla group
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guerrilla
1 (grupo) guerrillas
plural
; (p)
(fuerzas) guerrilla forces
plural
; (p)
39 pasajeros norteamericanos en poder de la guerrilla la guerrilla colombiana luchan contra la guerrilla comunista
2 (guerra) guerrilla warfare
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guerrilla
guerrilla warfare
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