orchestra
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orchestra(
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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. (music)
a. la orquesta
(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).
I play first violin in the local orchestra.Soy el primer violín de la orquesta local.
2. (theater)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la platea
(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).
I'm not going to the concert unless I can sit in the orchestra.No voy a ir al concierto, a menos que me pueda sentar en la platea.
b. el patio de butacas
(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).
We moved down to the empty seats in the orchestra after the first act.Nos cambiamos a los asientos vacíos en el patio de butacas después del primer acto.
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orchestra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (musicians)
a. la orquesta
(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).
2. (theater)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
orchestra pitorquesta, foso m
3. (in theater)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el platea f, patio de butacas
(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).
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orchestra [ˈɔːkɪstrə]
noun
orquesta (f)
symphony orchestra orquesta (f) sinfónica; string orchestra orquesta (f) de cuerdas; chamber orchestra orquesta (f) de cámara
modifier
orchestra pit (n) foso (m) de orquesta
orchestra stalls (n) (Teat) luneta (f); platea (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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