parcel
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parcel(
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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. (package)
a. el paquete
(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 harassed the mailman every day until my parcel arrived.Acosé al cartero cada día hasta que me llegó el paquete.
b. el paquete postal
(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).
You should be able to pick up your parcel at the post office.Deberías poder recoger el paquete postal que pediste en la oficina de correos.
2. (plot of land)
a. la parcela
(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).
The city bought a parcel of land from the farmer and built a park on it.La ciudad compró una parcela al granjero y construyó un parque en ella.
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parcel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (package)
a. el paquete
(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. (of land)
a. la parcela
(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).
parcel bombpaquete bomba
parcel post(servicio de) paquete postal or
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parcel [ˈpɑːsl]
noun
1 (package) paquete (m)
pass the parcel (Britain) juego infantil en que los niños van desenvolviendo un paquete haciéndolo pasar de mano en mano
Plan the party games in advance and make sure you have all the props you need to hand, such as the ready-wrapped parcel for pass the parcel
2 [of land] parcela (f); lote (m)
3 (Britain) (quantity)
a parcel of nonsense una sarta de disparates; a parcel of idiots una panda de idiotas (informal)
She was acquiring not just a husband and a run-down house but also /a parcel of financial worries/ .../a parcel of lies/
modifier
parcel bomb (n) paquete-bomba (m)
parcel office (n) departamento (m) de paquetes
parcel post (n) servicio (m) de paquetes postales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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