A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (right)
a. primogeniture
Se abolió el mayorazgo y la princesa se pudo convertir en la reina.The princess was able to become queen with the abolition of primogeniture.
2. (inheritance)
a. entailed estate
La cabaña de verano estaba incluida en el mayorazgo pero Alberto decidió cederla a su hermana.The vacation cabin was part of the entailed estate, but Alberto decided to transfer it to his sister.
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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. (institución)
a. primogeniture
2. (bienes)
a. entailed estate
3. (persona)
a. heir to an entailed estate
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1 (institución) primogeniture
2 (tierras) entailed estate
3 (hijo) eldest son; first-born
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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