A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (document case)
a. briefcase
El profesor olvidó el maletín con los exámenes en su oficina.The teacher forgot his briefcase with the exams in his office.
b. attaché case
Mis compañeros me regalaron un maletín de cuero en mi último día de trabajo.My colleagues gave me a leather attaché case for my last day of work.
2. (luggage)
a. small case
Es un viaje de un día, así que no necesitaré más que un maletín.It is a day trip, so I will not need more than a small case.
b. overnight bag
Mi amigo solo trajo un maletín para el viaje entero.My friend only brought an overnight bag for the entire trip.
3. (medicine)
a. bag
El doctor llevaba en su maletín todo tipo de medicinas.The doctor carried in his bag all kinds of medicines.
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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. (general)
a. briefcase
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(maleta) small case; (portafolios) briefcase; attaché case; [de colegial] satchel; [de médico] bag
maletín de excursiones picnic case
maletín de grupa saddlebag
maletín de viaje travel bag
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Phrases with "maletín"
Here are the most popular phrases with "maletín." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
¡Tu maletín!
That's your problem!
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