infant
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infant(
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fihnt
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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. (small child)
a. el bebé
(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).
, la bebé
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A mother and her new-born infant were rescued from the fire.Se rescató a una madre con su bebé recién nacido del incendio.
b. el niño
(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).
, la niña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I helped a lady who was carrying a baby and had three infants in tow.Ayudé a una señora que llevaba a un bebé en brazos y tres niños a la zaga.
2. (legal)
a. el menor de edad
(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).
, la menor de edad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An infant may be made a ward of court for its own protection.Se puede poner a un menor de edad bajo la tutela del tribunal por su propia protección.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (relating to infants)
a. infantil
Better hygiene would reduce the number of infant deaths.Una mejor higiene haría bajar la tasa de mortalidad infantil.
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infant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (baby)
a. el bebé
(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).
b. la guagua
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Andes)
c. el bebe(a)
(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).
2. (small child)
a. el niño(a) pequeño(a)
(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).
la niño(a) pequeño(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el pelado(a)
(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).
la pelado(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Andes)
infant classclase de párvulos
3. (medicine)
a.
infant mortalitymortalidad infantil
infant schoolcolegio de párvulos, escuela infantil
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infant [ˈɪnfənt]
noun
niñoaniña (m) (f);a niña (Jur) menor (m) de edad
the infant Jesus el niño Jesús
modifier
infant class (n) clase (f) de párvulos
infant mortality (n) mortandad (f) or mortalidad (f) infantil
infant school (n) (Britain) centro de educación primaria (primer ciclo)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "infant"
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infant mortality rate
tasa de mortalidad infantil
sudden infant death syndrome
el síndrome de muerte súbita del lactante
lap infant
el niño que no ocupa asiento
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