noble
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noble(
no
-
buhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (aristocratic)
a. noble
The only reason he got the job of general is because he's from a noble family.La única razón por la que consiguió el puesto de general es porque viene de una familia noble.
2. (virtuous)
a. noble
Tracy is very noble with her younger sister.Tracy es muy noble con su hermana menor.
b. magnánimo
Mrs. García is very noble with the neighborhood children.La señora García es muy magnánima con los niños de la vecindad.
c. generoso
The Michel family made a noble donation of a park to the city.La familia Michel hizo una donación generosa de un parque para la ciudad.
3. (grand)
a. majestuoso
The design for the new building is anything but noble. It looks like a giant shoebox.El diseño del edificio nuevo no es para nada majestuoso. Parece una enorme caja de zapatos.
4. (chemistry)
a. noble
Neon is a noble gas.El neón es un gas noble.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (aristocrat)
a. el aristócrata
(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).
, la aristócrata
(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).
Many commoners in modern society enjoy conveniences that once only nobles could afford.Muchos plebeyos de la sociedad moderna disfrutan de comodidades que antes solo los aristócratas podían pagar.
b. el noble
(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).
, la noble
(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).
The nobles began to share power with the King of England in 1215 via the Magna Carta.Los nobles comenzaron a compartir el poder con el rey de Inglaterra en 1215 gracias a la Carta Magna.
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noble
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el noble
(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).
la noble
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (birth, person)
a. noble
3. (sentiment, act)
a. noble, magnánimo(a)
4. (building, sight)
a. grandioso(a)
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noble [ˈnəʊbl]
adjective
nobler (comparative)noblest (superlative)
1 (by birth) noble; [+title] de nobleza
2 (generous, praiseworthy) magnánimo; generoso
noun
noble (m); aristócrata (m); (abbreviation) hidalgo (m);
modifier
the noble art (n) el boxeo
noble rot (n) [of wine] podredumbre (f) noble
noble savage (n) buen salvaje (m)
...a visionary who saw the New World as paradise and the native population as noble savages
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
noble
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
noble(
noh
-
bleh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (aristocratic)
a. noble
Las familias nobles de hace siglos vivían con lujos que la gente moderna ven como necesidades.Noble families from centuries ago lived with luxuries that modern people think of as necessities.
2. (magnanimous)
a. noble
Alicia es muy noble. Pasa las tardes visitando a niños enfermos en el hospital.Alicia is very noble. She spends her afternoons visiting sick children in the hospital.
3. (quality)
a. fine
Mi padre me construyó mi primera guitarra de madera noble.My dad made my first guitar out of fine wood.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
4. (aristocrat)
a. nobleman (masculine)
Era un noble del siglo XIX cuando fue a la guerra y un realista cínico cuando volvió.He was a 19th century nobleman when he went to war, and a cynical realist when he returned.
b. noblewoman (feminine)
Es la historia de una noble británica que se enamora del jardinero.It's the story of a British noblewoman who falls in love with the gardener.
nobles
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (aristocrats)
a. nobility
Los nobles asistían a la corte del rey en todos los grandes festivales.The nobility attended the king's court at all the major festivals.
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noble
adjective
1 (aristocrático) noble
2 (honrado) noble
3 [+madera] fine
nobleman/noblewoman
los nobles the nobility
singular
; (s)
the nobles
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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