gulf
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gulf(
guhlf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (body of water)
a. el golfo
(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).
A hurricane alert is in effect for the eastern Gulf of Mexico.Hay una alerta de huracán vigente para el este del Golfo de México.
2. (large gap)
a. la brecha
(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 professor challenged the students to come up with solutions for narrowing the gulf between the rich and the poor.El profesor propuso a los estudiantes a pensar en soluciones para reducir la brecha entre ricos y pobres.
b. el abismo
(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).
There's a huge gulf between the pastor's preaching and his actions.Hay un gran abismo entre lo que el pastor dice y sus acciones.
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gulf
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bay)
a. el golfo
(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).
the (Persian) Gulfel Golfo (Pérsico)
the Gulf of Mexicoel Golfo de México
the Gulf Streamla corriente del Golfo
the Gulf Warla guerra del Golfo
2. (between people, ideas)
a. el brecha f, abismo
(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).
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gulf [ɡʌlf]
noun
(bay) golfo (m); (chasm) also abismo (m)
the (Persian) Gulf el golfo (Pérsico); the Gulf of Mexico el golfo de México; the Gulf of Suez el golfo de Suez
modifier
the Gulf States (n) los países del Golfo
the Gulf Stream (n) la corriente del Golfo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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