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valla
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valla(
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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. (enclosure)
a. fence
El jardín tiene mucha privacidad porque tiene una valla alta.The yard is very private because it has a high fence.
2. (sports)
a. hurdle
El corredor tropezó contra la última valla y perdió la carrera.The runner tripped on the last hurdle and lost the race.
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valla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cerca)
a. fence
poner una valla alrededor de un terrenoto fence off a piece of land
valla electrificadaelectric fence
valla publicitariabillboard, hoarding
2. (sports)
a. hurdle
los 110 metros vallasthe 110 meters hurdles
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valla
1 (cercado) fence; (Mil) barricade; (empalizada) palisade; stockade; (Dep) hurdle
400 metros vallas 400 metres hurdles
valla de contención crush barrier
Entró en el edificio sorteando al centenar de informadores que le aguardaban tras un cordón de [polícias antidisturbios] reforzado con [vallas de contención.]
valla de protección valla de seguridad barrier
valla electrificada electric fence
valla publicitaria hoarding; billboard; (EEUU)
2 (barrera) barrier; (límite) limit; (estorbo) obstacle; hindrance
romper o saltar(se) las vallas to disregard social conventions
3 (And) (Caribe) (México) [de gallos] cockpit
4 (And) (zanja) ditch
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