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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (journalism)
a. obituary (notice)
Fernando es crítico musical y también escribe obituarios de estrellas del rock.Fernando is a music critic and he also writes rock star obituaries.
b. obituary section (column)
¿Quién se encarga del obituario en tu periódico?Who's in charge of your newspaper's obituary section?
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(death registry)
a. register of deaths
El fallecimiento de Lope fue inscrito en el obituario de su parroquia.Lope's passing was registered in his parish's register of deaths.
b. registry of deaths
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El hospital tiene su propio obituario.The hospital keeps its own registry of deaths.
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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. (general)
a. obituary
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1 (esquela) obituary; (sección de periódico) obituary section
2 (Religión) (registro) register of deaths and burials
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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