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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (interruption)
a. comment
Si me permiten hacer un inciso, sería recomendable examinar las posibles repercusiones de esa decisión.If I may be allowed to make a comment, it would be advisable to examine the possible repercussions of that decision.
b. aside
Quiero hacer un pequeño inciso para recordarles que mañana haremos una evaluación del curso.In a brief aside, I'd like to remind everybody that tomorrow we'll be having an evaluation of the course.
c. digression
Perdí el hilo cuando el expositor hizo ese inciso tan largo para explicar por qué escogió ese tema.I got lost when the presenter made such a long digression to explain why he chose that topic.
2. (legal)
a. subsection
La penalidad está definida en el artículo 12, inciso iv de la nueva ley.The penalty is defined in article 12, subsection iv, of the new law.
b. paragraph
El segundo inciso del artículo número 15 del reglamento ha sido enmendado.The second paragraph in article number 15 of the regulations has been amended.
3. (grammar)
a. interpolated clause
El primer inciso, o la parte separada con comas, no es necesario en esa oración.The first interpolated clause, or the part separated by commas, is not necessary in that sentence.
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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. (corto)
a. comment, passing remark
2. (más largo)
a. digression
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1 (observación) digression; aside
hacer un inciso to make an aside
2 (interrupción) interjection; interruption
3 (Lingüística) (oración) interpolated clause; (coma) comma
4 (Jur) subsection
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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