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marine

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marine(
muh
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rin
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fleet)
a. la marina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(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)
a. el infante de marina
(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).
(M)
, la infante de marina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I was a marine for 15 years with the armed forces.Fui infante de marina 15 años en las fuerzas armadas.
b. el marine
(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).
(M)
, la marine
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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.
c. el fusilero naval
(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).
(M)
, la fusilera navala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
The military deployed thousands of sailors and marines for the war.Los militares desplegaron miles de marineros y fusileros navales para la guerra.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
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.
marines
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (military)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. los marines
(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).
(M)
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)
a. la infantería de marina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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.
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marine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (soldier)
a. el marine mf, infante de marina
(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).
(M)
la marine mf, infante de marina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el fusilero naval
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (colloquial)
a.
(go) tell it to the marines!¡eso cuéntaselo a tu abuela!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (life, biology)
a. marino(a)
marine engineeringingeniería naval
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marine [məˈriːn]
noun
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
adjective
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
modifier
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
...an 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
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