patent

patent(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (legal)
a. la patente
(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).
(F)
The patent of the drug expired 15 years ago and there are now various generic options.La patente de la droga venció hace 15 años y ahora hay varias opciones genéricas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(obvious)
a. patente
Delinquency can be the result of patent discrimination and unwholesome living conditions.La delincuencia juvenil puede ser la consecuencia de una discriminación patente y de condiciones de vida insalubres.
b. flagrante
Claiming growth of 15% while they're closing stores nationwide is a patent lie.Anunciar un crecimiento del 15%, mientras se cierran tiendas en todo el país, es una mentira flagrante.
c. evidente
People who drink and drive show a patent disregard for human life.Las personas que manejan después de haber bebido muestran una evidente desprecio por la vida humana.
3. (patented)
a. patentado
This is a patent invention and must not be used without our consent.Este es un invento patentado y no se debe usar sin nuestro consentimiento.
4. (of patent leather)
a. de charol
Mimi wore black patent shoes to the awards ceremony.Mimi llevaba zapatos negros de charol en la entrega de premios.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to obtain a patent for)
a. patentar
The idea was old, but Kris was the first one to patent it.La idea era vieja, pero Kris fue el primero en patentarla.
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patent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la patente
(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).
(F)
to take out a patent on somethingpatentar algo
2. (commerce)
a.
patent applied for, patent pendingpatente solicitada, en espera de patente
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (patented)
a. patentado(a)
patent leathercharol m
patent medicineespecífico m, especialidad farmacéutica
4. (evident)
a. patente, evidente
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (general)
a. patentar
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patent [ˈpeɪtənt]
adjective
1 (obvious) patente; evidente
it was a patent impossibility
2 (patented) [+invention] patentado
noun
patente (f)
patent applied for patent pending patente en trámite
to take out a patent obtener una patente
transitive verb
patentar
modifier
patent agent (n) agente (m) de patentes
Patent and Trademark Office (n) (US)
Patent Office See culture box in entry patent.
patent law (n) derecho (m) de patentes
patent leather (n) charol (m)
patent medicine (n) específico (m)
patent office (n) oficina (f) de patentes
Patent Office (n) (Britain) registro de la propiedad industrial
patent rights (n) derechos (m) de patente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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