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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fight)
a. incident
Anoche se produjo un incidente en la discoteca y la policía detuvo a los hombres implicados.Last night there was an incident in the disco and the police arrested the men involved.
2. (trouble)
a. hitch
El incidente hizo que tuviéramos que aplazar el viaje unos días.We had to put off the journey some days because of a hitch.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (unexpected)
a. incidental
Deberíamos guardar algo de dinero para posibles gastos incidentes.We should keep some money for potential incidental expenses.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (luz, rayo)
a. incident
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. incident
el viaje transcurrió sin incidentesthe journey passed without incident
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1 (contratiempo) hitch
la manifestación transcurrió sin incidentes the demonstration passed off without incident; un viaje sin incidentes a trouble-free journey
2 (disputa) incident
un desagradable incidente entre los dos jugadores an unpleasant incident between the two players; incidente diplomático diplomatic incident
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