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caneca
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caneca(
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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. (wastebasket)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. trash can
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los basureros echaron el contenido de las canecas en el camión.The garbage collectors threw the contents of the trash cans in the truck.
b. garbage can
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tenemos canecas de diferentes colores en la oficina para reciclar.We have garbage cans of different colors at the office in order to recycle.
c. rubbish bin (United Kingdom)
Vacié la caneca de la oficina porque estaba llena de papeles.I emptied the rubbish bin in the office because it was full of paper.
2. (container)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. drum
Miles de canecas llenas de petróleo yacen en el fondo del mar.There are thousands of drums filled with oil lying in the bottom of the ocean.
3. (clay flask)
a. earthenware bottle
El anciano sigue conservando la ginebra en canecas en vez de en botellas de vidrio.The old man still keeps the gin in earthenware bottles rather than in glass bottles.
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caneca
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para basura)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. rubbish bin (United Kingdom)
b. trash can
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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caneca
1 (México) (vasija) glazed earthenware pot; (S. Cone) (balde) wooden bucket; (Col) (para basura) rubbish bin; garbage can; (EEUU) (Caribe) (bolsa de agua) hot water bottle; (And) (lata) can; tin; [de petróleo etc] drum; (porrón) wine bottle (with a spout);
2 (Cuba) (medida) liquid measure of 19 litres
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