noventa
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. ninety (cardinal)
Compró noventa plantas para adornar la entrada.She bought ninety plants to decorate the entrance.
b. ninetieth (ordinal)
El restaurante tiene ofertas especiales en celebración de su noventa aniversario.The restaurant has special offers in celebration of its ninetieth anniversary.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. ninety
Diez por nueve son noventa.Ten times nine is ninety.
3. (decade)
a. nineties
Me gradué de la secundaria y de la universidad durante los noventa.I graduated from high school and college during the nineties.
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noventa
adjective
pronoun
(gen) ninety; (ordinal) ninetieth
los (años) noventa the nineties; los escritores del noventa y ocho the writers of the 1898 Generation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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