husband

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husband(
huhz
-
bihnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (via marriage)
a. el esposo
(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).
I met my husband in July of 1972.Conocí a mi esposo en julio de 1972.
b. el marido
(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).
My husband gave me a lovely bouquet of roses.Mi marido me regaló un precioso ramo de rosas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to manage carefully)
a. administrar
Water has to be more carefully husbanded.Hay que administrar el agua más prudentemente.
b. dosificar
You have to husband your strength if you want to finish the marathon.Tienes que dosificar las fuerzas si quieres terminar la maratón.
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husband
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el marido
(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).
husband and wifemarido y mujer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (formal)
a. economizar (one's resources)
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husband [ˈhʌzbənd]
noun
marido (m); esposo (m)
transitive verb
[+resources] administrar bien; gestionar bien
you must husband your strength debes dosificar tus fuerzas
you must husband your strength for the ordeal to come It will be many months before the new forces forming in England can take the field. Our policy ought therefore to be to husband the strength of our present field army as much as possible
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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