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alcaldía
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alcaldía(
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kahl
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (position)
a. mayoralty
Martínez renunció a la alcaldía con miras a ser senadora.Martinez resigned the mayoralty with the intention of becoming a senator.
b. mayor's office
Pérez fue destituido de la alcaldía por corrupción.Perez was removed from the major's office for being involved in corruption.
2. (building)
a. city hall
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La organización en pro de los derechos civiles se manifestó frente a la alcaldía.The civil rights organization rallied outside city hall.
b. town hall (United Kingdom)
Los terroristas tomaron la alcaldía y retuvieron al alcalde como rehén.The terrorists captured the town hall and held the mayor hostage.
3. (office)
a. mayor's office
La secretaria llevó los informes a la alcaldía.The secretary took the reports to the mayor's office.
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alcaldía
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cargo)
a. mayoralty
2. (sede)
a. mayor's office
3. (término municipal)
a. municipality
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alcaldía
(oficio) mayoralty; office of mayor; (oficina) mayor's office; (edificio) town hall; city hall; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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