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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (important achievement)
a. milestone
Un bar mitzvah es un hito importante en la vida de muchos niños judíos.A bar mitzvah is an important milestone in the life of many Jewish boys.
b. landmark
"Psicosis" fue un hito en la historia del cine."Psycho" proved to be a milestone in the history of cinema.
2. (distance marker)
a. mile marker
El hito señala que estamos a 500 kilómetros de Roma.The mile marker indicates we are 500 kilometers away from Rome.
b. milestone
Según el hito, ya hemos viajado 85 millas.According to the milestone, we have already traveled 85 miles.
c. boundary post
¿Ves ese hito? Marca el límite occidental del país.See that boundary post there? That's the western border of the country.
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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. (también fig)
a. milestone
mirar a alguien de hito en hitoto stare at somebody
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1 (acontecimiento) landmark; milestone
es un hito en nuestra historia it is a landmark in our history; esto marca un hito histórico this marks a historical milestone
2 (señal) (para límites) boundary post; (para distancias) milestone; (Automóviles) (cono) cone; traffic cone
mirar a algn de hito en hito to stare at sb
hito kilométrico kilometre stone
3 (Dep) quoits
4 (Mil) target; aim; goal
a hito fixedly
dar en el hito to hit the nail on the head
mudar de hito to change one's tactics
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