liftoff
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This word may also be spelled "lift-off."
liftoff
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el despegue
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The liftoff was broadcast on television.El despegue fue retransmitido por televisión.
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liftoff
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of rocket)
a. el despegue
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el decolaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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lift-off [ˈlɪftɒf]
noun
despegue (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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