outskirts
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outskirts(
aud
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skuhrts
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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. (periphery)
a. las afueras
(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).
It takes me a long time to get to work because I live on the outskirts of the city.Tardo mucho tiempo en llegar al trabajo porque vivo en las afueras de la ciudad.
b. los alrededores
(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).
I grew up on the outskirts of a small town.Crecí en los alrededores de un pueblo pequeño.
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outskirts
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of city)
a. la afueras
(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).
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outskirts [ˈaʊtskɜːts]
plural noun
[of town] afueras (f); alrededores (m); [of wood] cercanías (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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on the outskirts
en las afueras
the outskirts of the city
las afueras de la ciudad
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