kickoff

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "kick-off."
kickoff(
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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. (sports)
a. el saque inicial
(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'm coming to the game late, so I probably won't see the kickoff.Llegaré al partido tarde, así que probablemente no vea el saque inicial.
The game had to be stopped shortly after kickoff due to bad weather.El juego tuvo que detenerse poco después del saque inicial debido al mal tiempo.
b. la primera patada
(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)
Fans filled the stadium just before the kickoff.Los aficionados llenaron el estadio justo antes de la primera patada.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(beginning)
a. el inicio
(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 kickoff of debutante season includes a formal dinner.El inicio de la temporada de debutantes incluye una cena formal.
b. el comienzo
(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 campaign kickoff will be on Monday.El comienzo de la campaña será el lunes.
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kickoff
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in soccer)
a. el saque inicial
(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. (colloquial)
a.
for a kick-offpara empezar
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