millares
millares(
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yah
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(large amount)
a. thousands
300 espartanos se enfrentaron a millares de persas.300 Spartans fought thousands of Persians.
millar
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (quantity)
a. thousand
Cada caja contiene un millar de periódicos.Each box contains a thousand newspapers.
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millar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. thousand
un millar de personasa thousand people
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millar
thousand
a millares by the thousand; los había a millares there were thousands of them
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