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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. (renovation)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. repair
El restaurante está cerrado por refacciones.The restaurant is closed for repairs.
b. refurbishment
Contratamos a una empresa para hacer trabajos de refacción en el edificio.We hired a company to carry out some refurbishments in the building.
2. (replacement part)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. spare part
El mecánico se ocupa él mismo de comprar las refacciones.The mechanic will buy the spare parts himself.
b. part
No consigo en ningún lado la refacción para la máquina de coser.I can't find the part for my sewing machine anywhere.
3. (snack)
a. light refreshment
En los vuelos cortos se sirve una refacción.On short flights, light refreshments will be served.
b. collation
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Se ofreció una pequeña refacción después de la actuación.A light collation was served after the performance.
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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. (reforma)
a. refurbishment
2. (reparación)
a. restoration
3. (recambio)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. spare part
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1 (colación) light refreshment; collation (formal)
2 (Latinoamérica) (Mecánica) repair; (Archit) refurbishment; repair
3 (Latinoamérica) (Agr) (gastos) running costs
; (p)
4 (Caribe) (México) (préstamo) short-term loan; (subvención) financial assistance
5 refacciones (México) (repuestos) spares; spare parts
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