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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (previous day)
a. eve
Les dije a mis hijos que se tienen que dormir temprano en la víspera de Navidad o Papá Noel no les traerá regalos.I told my kids that they have to go to sleep early on Christmas Eve, or Santa Clause won't bring them any gifts.
Inexplicablemente, el candidato presidencial se fue de viaje en la víspera del día de las elecciones.Inexplicably, the presidential candidate went on a trip on the eve of the election day.
b. day before
Compramos fuegos artificiales la víspera del Día de la Independencia.We bought fireworks the day before Independence Day.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (religious)
a. vespers
Fuimos a la iglesia por la tarde para las vísperas.We went to church in the evening to attend the vespers.
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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. (día antes)
a. day before, eve
en vísperas deon the eve of
2. (religion)
vísperasevensong, vespers
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eve; day before
la víspera de en vísperas de on the eve of; también
estar en vísperas de hacer algo to be on the point o verge of doing sth
víspera de Navidad Christmas Eve
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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