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atadura
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in sense 3).
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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. (cord)
a. tether
El ganadero le puso una atadura al caballo para que no se escapara.The farmer put a tether on the horse so that it wouldn't run away.
b. leash
Mi perro no necesita llevar atadura porque es muy tranquilo y obediente.My dog doesn't need a leash because he is very calm and obedient.
2. (fastener)
a. tie
¿Me ayudas a quitarle las ataduras a este paquete?Can you help me undo the ties on this parcel?
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(union)
a. tie
Ahora mismo no tengo pareja porque no quiero ataduras.I don't have a partner right now because I don't want any ties.
b. bond
Los jóvenes no querían romper sus ataduras con el resto del continente.Young people didn't want to break the bond with the rest of the continent.
4. (act of joining)
a. tying
La atadura de los dos cabos es la parte más sencilla del proceso.The tying of the two ropes is the simplest part of the process.
b. fastening
La atadura de los cinturones es obligatoria en carretera.Fastening of seat belts is mandatory when on the road.
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atadura
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (también fig)
a. tie
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atadura
1 (acción) tying; fastening
2 (cuerda) string; rope; (Agr) tether
3 (enlace) bond
4 (limitación) limitation; restriction
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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