lifting
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lifting
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (raising)
a. el levantamiento
(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).
A murmur of applause followed the lifting of the curtain.Al levantamiento del telón le siguió un murmullo de aplausos.
2. (removal)
a. el levantamiento
(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 lifting of the ban on alcohol took place in 1933.El levantamiento de la prohibición de beber alcohol tuvo lugar en 1933.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sport)
a. el levantamiento de pesas
(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).
Professional athletes need to keep up an intense regimen of exercise, lifting and training.Los atletas profesionales tienen que mantener un régimen intenso de ejercicio, levantamiento de pesas y entretenamiento.
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lifting
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lifting(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (medicine)
a. facelift
Roger se ve un poco diferente, ¿no te parece? - Pues claro, si se hizo un lifting.Roger looks a bit different, don't you think? - Well, of course. He got a facelift.
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lifting
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. facelift
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lifting
face-lift
hacerse un lifting to get a face-lift; have a face-lift
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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