la cima
-the summit
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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. (geography)
a. summit
Vi el amanecer desde la cima de la montaña.I saw the sunrise from the mountain summit.
b. top
El atardecer desde la cima del monte Palomar es espectacular.The sunset from the top of Mount Palomar is spectacular.
2. (high point)
a. peak
Sufrió un accidente trágico en la cima de su vida profesional.He suffered a tragic accident at the peak of his career.
b. height
Se preguntaba qué más tendría que hacer para estar en la cima de su profesión.She wondered what else she'd have to do in order to be at the height of her profession.
3. (botany)
a. top
La cima del árbol está a diez metros de altura.The top of the tree is ten meters high.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cúspide; de montaña)
a. peak, summit
2. (de árbol)
a. top
3. (apogeo)
a. peak, high point
dar cima ato conclude
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1 [de montaña] top; summit
la cima del Aconcagua the top o summit of Aconcagua; dieron cima a la montaña they reached o got to the summit o top of the mountain; las cimas más altas de los Alpes the highest peaks in the Alps
2 (cúspide)
está en la cima de su carrera she is at the peak o height of her career; llegó a la cima del éxito profesional she achieved the pinnacle of success in her profession; conoció las más altas cimas del poder he knew o experienced the very heights of power; han dado cima a las negociaciones they brought the negotiations to a successful conclusion
3 [de árbol] top
nos subimos a la cima del árbol para escapar del perro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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