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heterosexual

el heterosexual, la heterosexual(
eh
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teh
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roh
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sehk
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swahl
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (person attracted to the opposite sex)
a. heterosexual
Es vergonzoso que los homosexuales no tengan los mismos derechos que los heterosexuales.It's shameful that homosexuals don't have the same rights as heterosexuals.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (attracted to the opposite sex)
a. heterosexual
Claudio, ¿alguna vez intentaste seducir a un hombre heterosexual?Claudio, have you ever tried to hit on a heterosexual man?
b. straight
¿Sabes si Marcelo es gay o heterosexual?Do you know if Marcelo is gay or straight?
3. (related to heterosexuality)
a. heterosexual
El conflicto en la relación no parece ser diferente entre las parejas heterosexuales, gay y lesbianas.Conflict within relationships doesn't seem to differ across heterosexual, gay, and lesbian couples.
b. straight
Estudios han demostrado que los padres gay son tan competentes como los padres heterosexuales.Studies have shown that gay parents are equally as competent as straight parents.
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heterosexual
heterosexual
adjective
heterosexual
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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