1. (fleet) 
a. la marina (F) 
I was able to travel the world when I worked in the merchant marine.Pude viajar por todo el mundo cuando trabajaba en la marina mercante.
2. (military) 
I was a marine for 15 years with the armed forces.Fui infante de marina 15 años en las fuerzas armadas.
My brother is a sergeant in the army and my cousin is a marine.Mi hermano es sargento del ejército y mi primo es marine.
The military deployed thousands of sailors and marines for the war.Los militares desplegaron miles de marineros y fusileros navales para la guerra.
3. (related to the sea) 
a. marino 
My sister is studying to be a marine biologist.Mi hermana está estudiando para ser bióloga marina.
b. naval 
The marine engineers built an oil rig on the ocean floor.Los ingenieros navales construyeron una plataforma petrolífera en el lecho marino.
c. marítimo 
The marine police arrested the pirates.La policía marítima arrestó a los piratas.
plural noun
4. (military) (United States) 
My younger brother decided to join the marines instead of going to college.Mi hermano menor decidió unirse a los marines en vez de ir a la universidad.
5. (military) (United Kingdom) 
The marines have increased their recruitment efforts since the start of the war.La infantería de marina ha estado reclutando más desde el inicio de la guerra.
1. (soldier) 
a. el marine mf, infante de marina (M)la marine mf, infante de marina (F) 
b. el fusilero naval (M) (Latin America) 
2. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
(go) tell it to the marines!¡eso cuéntaselo a tu abuela!
3. (life, biology) 
a. marino(a) 
marine engineeringingeniería naval
marine [məˈriːn]
1 (Mil) (person) infante (m) de marina
the Marines (Britain) la infantería de marina; (US) los marines
he's joined the Marines
tell that to the marines! ¡a otro perro con ese hueso! (informal)
¡cuéntaselo a tu abuela! >
2 (fleet) marina (f)
the merchant or mercantile marine la marina mercante
during the war, ships from the merchant marine were used to ferry allied troops around Europe
1 (sea) [+creature, plant, pollution] marino
The practice of drift-netting, which is highly damaging to many marine creatures These are small marine plants that drift on or near the surface of the water The 11 million gallon oil spill killed vast numbers of marine birds, ...extinct marine reptiles, This will cut down on marine pollution
2 (maritime) [+law, warfare] marítimo
...a solicitor specialising in marine law a fine eighteenth-century marine painting of a frigate Hebburn wandered around the room, staring at the marine oil-paintings on the walls he was a member of the Society of Marine Artists
marine biologist (n) biólogoabióloga (m) (f) marinoamarina;a bióloga a marina
She trained as a marine biologist
marine biology (n) biología (f) marina
I really want to go to university and do a course in marine biology
Marine Corps (n) (US) Infantería (f) de Marina
marine engineer (n) ingenieroaingeniera (m) (f) naval;a ingeniera
He had trained as a marine engineer
marine engineering (n) ingeniería (f) naval expert in marine engineering
marine insurance (n) seguro (m) marítimo
Lloyd's still has a 20% share of the world market for marine insurance
marine life (n) vida (f) marina; flora y fauna (f) marina
Drift nets indiscriminately sweep up all marine life in their path
marine science (n) ciencia (f) marina
marine scientist (n) científicoacientífica (m) (f) marinoamarina;a científica a marina
Some marine scientists say pollution from fertilisers and sewage is
el marine, la marine(
masculine or feminine noun
1. (military) 
a. marine 
Los marines desembarcaron en la playas de la costa norte para lanzar un ataque contra las tropas enemigas.The marines landed on the beaches along the North coast to launch an attack against enemy troops.
1. (military) 
a. marine 
Phrases with "marine"
Here are the most popular phrases with "marine." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
marine biologist
el biólogo marino
marine life
la vida marina
marine biology
la biología marina
marine animal
animal marino
marine corps
el cuerpo de marines
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