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redada
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redada(
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dah
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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. (police operation)
a. raid
La redada de la policía en el prostíbulo se saldó con varios proxenetas detenidos.The police raid on the brothel resulted in the arrest of several pimps.
2. (quantity of fish caught)
a. catch
El pescador encontró una tortuga en la redada, así que la devolvió al mar.The fisherman found a turtle in his catch, so he returned it to the sea.
b. haul
Los pescadores llevan su redada de vuelta al puerto para venderla.The fishermen take their haul back to port to sell it.
3. (act of casting a fishing net)
a. throw
Con cada redada que hacía, el hijo del pescador sentía que mejoraba su técnica.With each throw he made, the fisherman's son felt his technique was improving.
b. cast
Esta era la última redada del día y no habíamos pescado casi nada.This was the last cast of the day and we had caught virtually nothing.
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redada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de policía; en un solo lugar)
a. raid
2. (en varios lugares)
a. round-up
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redada
1 [de policía] raid
2 (Pesca) (acción) cast; throw; (captura) catch; haul
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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