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cortina
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cortina(
kohr
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tee
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nah
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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. (general)
a. curtain
Sheila misma instaló las cortinas de la cocina.Sheila installed the kitchen curtains herself.
b. drape
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Pedimos cortinas nuevas para la sala.We ordered new drapes for our living room.
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cortina
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de tela)
a. curtain
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cortina de aguasheet of water
3. (history)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cortina de hierroIron Curtain
4. (también fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cortina de humosmoke screen
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cortina
(para ventana) curtain; drape; (EEUU) (Técnica) retaining wall; screen
correr la cortina to draw a veil over sth
descorrer la cortina to draw back the veil
cortina de ducha shower curtain
cortina de fuego (Mil) barrage
cortina de hierro (Política) iron curtain
cortina de humo smoke screen
cortina de tienda tent flap
cortina musical (S. Cone) (TV) musical interlude
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