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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (object)
a. el artículo
(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).
(M)
If you have fewer than ten items, you can pay at the express checkout.Si tienes menos de diez artículos, puedes pagar en la caja rápida.
2. (subject)
a. el punto
(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).
(M)
I'd like everyone to look at the second item on the agenda.Me gustaría que todos miraran el segundo punto en el orden del día.
3. (news report)
a. la noticia
(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).
(F)
We have one very funny item on tonight's news.Tenemos una noticia muy divertida en las noticias de esta noche.
b. el artículo
(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).
(M)
Did you read the item in the paper about the circus?¿Leíste el artículo en el periódico sobre el circo?
4. (act)
a. el número
(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).
(M)
The next item in the program is a magician.El siguiente número en el programa es un mago.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(couple)
a. la pareja
(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).
(F)
It looks like Joe and Maria are an item now.Parece que Joe y María ya son una pareja.
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item
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in collection)
a. el artículo
(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).
(M)
2. (on list, agenda)
a. el punto
(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).
(M)
3. (journalism)
a. la noticia
(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).
(F)
an item of clothinguna prenda de vestir
personal itemsobjetos personales
4. (colloquial)
a.
they're an itemllevan un montón de tiempo (saliendo) juntos
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item [ˈaɪtəm]
noun
(in list, bill, catalogue) artículo (m); (on agenda) asunto (m) (a tratar); punto (m) (a tratar); (in programme) número (m); (in newspaper) artículo (m); (Rad) noticia (f)
I read an item in Herb Caen's column about Mona Ramsey (TV)
we broke the story as lead item on CBS Radio's 10 a.m. newscast
item of clothing prenda (f) (de vestir); what's the next item? (in meeting) ¿cuál es el siguiente punto or asunto a tratar?; this books is a collector's item este libro es una pieza de colección; basic/luxury food items productos (m) alimenticios básicos/suntuarios; they sell a selection of gift items venden una selección de artículos de regalo; a news item una noticia; they're something of an item son pareja
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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