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faja
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faja(
fah
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hah
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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. (women's underwear)
a. girdle
La mayoría de mujeres no lleva faja.Most women don't wear girdles.
2. (formal clothing)
a. sash
El traje típico lleva una faja de tela a la cintura.The typical costume has a sash around the waist.
b. cummerbund
Un esmoquin sin faja no luce igual de bien.A tuxedo without the cummerbund doesn't look as good.
3. (support garment)
a. corset
Después de la operación, tuvo que llevar faja por un mes.After surgery, he had to wear a corset for a month.
b. bandage
Deberías llevar una faja cuando levantes pesas para evitar sobrecargar la espalda.You should wear a bandage when you lift weights to avoid overloading your back.
4. (geography)
a. strip
Solo había agua en una faja estrecha del terreno.There was water only on a small strip of land.
5. (paper wrapping piece)
a. band
La faja de los puros lleva la marca del fabricante.Cigars have the manufacturer's trademark on their band.
6. (architecture)
a. fascia
La obra del escultor cubre la faja y las torres de la catedral.The sculptor's work covers the fascia and the towers of the cathedral.
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faja
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (prenda de mujer)
a. girdle
2. (terapéutica)
a. (surgical) corset
3. (de esmoquin)
a. cummerbund
4. (de campesino)
a. sash
5. (de terreno; pequeña)
a. strip
6. (grande)
a. belt
7. (de libro)
a. band
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faja
1 (prenda) girdle; corset
faja pantalón panty girdle
2 (cinturón) belt; [de tela] sash
3 (tira) [de adorno] strip; band; (Med) bandage; support;
4 (Geografía) (zona) strip
una estrecha faja de terreno a narrow strip of land
5 (Archit) band; fascia
6 [de periódico, impreso] (also faja postal) wrapper; address label
7 (And) (Automóviles) fanbelt
8 (México) label; title (on spine of book)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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