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ficha
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ficha(
fee
-
chah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (document)
a. index card
Usa fichas para anotar los datos bibliográficos.Use index cards to write down the bibliographic information.
b. card
Anota tus datos en la ficha y dásela al recepcionista, por favor.Write your information on the card and give it to the receptionist, please.
c. record card
Las fichas de los pacientes se guardan bajo llave.The patient record cards are kept under lock and key.
d. file
Le abrieron una ficha de mal comportamiento a Juanito en la escuela hoy.They opened a disciplinary file on Juanito at school today.
2. (games)
a. piece
Tu ficha es la del sombrero.Your piece is the hat.
b. counter
Necesitas cinco fichas para jugar este juego.You need five counters for this game.
c. domino
Si colocas tu ficha de esta manera, te da ventaja.If you place your domino like this, it gives you the advantage.
d. chip (in a casino)
La ficha roja vale 20 dólares.The red chip is worth 20 dollars.
3. (coin for specific use)
a. token
¿Dónde se venden las fichas para el metrobús?Where do they sell the tokens for the metro bus?
4. (receipt)
a. ticket
El valet me dio una ficha y le entregué las llaves.The valet gave me a ticket and I handed him the keys.
5. (sports)
a. contract
El Madrid ofreció una ficha de $13.5 millones por Mourinho.Madrid offered a contract of $13.5 million for Mourinho.
b. signing-on fee
El Chelsea ofreció una ficha de más de 200 millones por Messi.Chelsea offered a signing-on fee of over 200 million for Messi.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dangerous person)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. rat
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Parece amable, pero yo lo conozco y te puedo decir que es una ficha.He seems nice, but I know him and I can tell you that he's a rat.
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ficha
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tarjeta)
a. (index) card
2. (con detalles personales)
a. file, record card
ficha policialpolice record
ficha técnica(technical) specifications
3. (de guardarropa, aparcamiento)
a. ticket
4. (de teléfono)
a. token
5. (de juego)
a. counter
6. (de ajedrez, damas)
a. piece
7. (de ruleta)
a. chip
8. (sports)
a. contract
9. (computers)
a. card
ficha perforadaperforated card
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ficha
1 (en juegos) counter; (en casino) chip; (Telec) token
mover ficha to make a move
ficha del dominó domino
ficha de silicio silicon chip
2 (tarjeta) card; [de archivo] index card; record card; (en hotel) registration form
ficha antropométrica anthropometric chart
ficha perforada punched card
ficha policial police dossier; police record
ficha técnica (TV) (list of) credits
3 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) five-cent piece; (Centroamérica) (moneda) coin
4 (México) [de botella] flat bottle cap
5 (And)(also mala ficha) rogue; villain
6 (Dep) signing-on fee
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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