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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of manufacturing)
a. manufacturing
El costo total de los materiales y el obraje es de $560 por unidad.The total cost of the materials and the manufacturing is $560 per unit.
2. (timberyard)
Regionalism used in Argentina
Regionalism used in Paraguay
a. sawmill
En el bosque había muchas minas y obrajes.In the forest there were many mines and sawmills.
3. (establishment)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. pork butcher's shop
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Se cortó la luz en el obraje y tuvieron que tirar toda la carne.The power went out at the pork butcher's shop and they had to throw away all the meat.
b. pork butcher's (United Kingdom)
Mi trabajo consiste en transportar la carne desde el matadero al obraje.My job is to transport the meat from the slaughterhouse to the pork butcher's.
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1 (S. Cone) (aserradero) sawmill; timberyard
2 (México) (carnicería) pork butcher's; pork butcher's shop
3 (And) (fábrica textil) textile plant
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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