oasis
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Usage note
The plural of "oasis" is "oases."
oasis(
o
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ey
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sihs
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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. (geography)
a. el oasis
(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).
Is that really an oasis in the desert, or am I hallucinating?¿De veras hay un oasis en el desierto o estoy alucinando?
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(refuge)
a. el oasis
(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).
The bedroom was a quiet oasis in a house full of screaming children.El dormitorio era un oasis tranquilo en una casa llena de niños gritando.
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oasis
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el oasis
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
an oasis of calmun oasis de tranquilidad
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oasis [əʊˈeɪsɪs]
noun
oases (plural) [əʊˈeɪsiːz] oasis (m)
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oasis
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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oasis(
oh
-
ah
-
sees
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (in the desert)
a. oasis
Los oasis son irrigados por manantiales naturales.Oases are irrigated by natural springs.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(something providing relief)
a. oasis
Nuestro centro de yoga le ofrece un oasis de tranquilidad en medio de su estresada vida.Our yoga center offers you an oasis of calm amid your stressful life.
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oasis
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (también fig)
a. oasis
un oasis de tranquilidadan oasis of calm
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oasis
oasis
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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