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caza

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caza(
kah
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sah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (act of hunting)
a. hunting
Subieron a la montaña a la caza de osos.They went up to the mountain to go bear hunting.
b. shooting
Salió al bosque a la caza de la perdiz.He went partridge shooting in the woods.
2. (pursuit)
a. hunt
La caza del criminal se reportaba en las noticias.The hunt for the criminal was reported on the news.
3. (hunted animal)
a. game
Mi abuelo solía colgar la caza en el granero.My grandfather used to hang game in the barn.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
4. (airplane)
a. fighter plane
El hijo de mi vecino piloteaba un caza en la guerra.My neighbor's son flew a fighter plane in the war.
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caza
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (acción de cazar)
a. hunting
ir de cazato go hunting
2. (fig)
a.
dar caza ato hunt down
3. (fig)
a.
caza de brujaswitch-hunt
4. (animales, carne)
a. game
caza mayorbig game
caza menorsmall game
5. (avión)
a. fighter (plane)
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caza
1 (acción) hunting; (con fusil) shooting
la caza del jabalí boar hunting; la caza del zorro foxhunting
la película narra una partida de caza en la que se mezclan componentes violentos
la caza de la perdiz partridge shooting; caza con hurón ferreting
a la caza de algo
los periodistas andan siempre a la caza de noticias journalists are always on the hunt for o out in pursuit of news; van a la caza de nuevos talentos they are on the hunt for new talent
dar caza a (perseguir) to give chase to; pursue; (alcanzar) to hunt down
dieron caza al ciervo they gave chase to o pursued the deer; dieron orden de dar caza al fugitivo they ordered the fugitive to be hunted down; los corredores consiguieron dar caza al escapado the runners managed to catch (up with) the breakaway leader
ir de caza to go hunting; (con fusil) to go (out) shooting
levantar la caza to put up the game
caza de brujas witchhunt
caza de control culling
caza del hombre manhunt
caza furtiva poaching
caza mayor game hunting
dos cartuchos de postas, de los que se utilizan para caza mayor
caza menor small game hunting; (con fusil) small game shooting
caza submarina underwater fishing
caza y captura
estar a la caza y captura de la noticia to be on the hunt for news; operación de caza y captura de criminales operation to track down and catch criminals
2 (animal cazado) game; (Culin) game
caza mayor big game
caza menor small game
(Aeronáutica) fighter (plane)
caza de escolta escort fighter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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