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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (military)
a. squad
El pelotón sale del cuartel a las cinco de la mañana para correr 50 kilómetros.The squad leaves the barracks at five in the morning to run 50 kilometers.
2. (sports)
a. pack
El corredor keniano cruzó la meta dos segundos antes que el pelotón.The Kenyan runner crossed the finish line two seconds before the pack.
b. bunch
Ningún ciclista del pelotón abandonó la carrera pese a la tormenta.None of the cyclists in the bunch pulled out of the race in spite of the storm.
c. peloton
Frady estuvo a la cabeza del pelotón durante toda la carrera.Frady led the peloton throughout the race.
3. (multitude)
a. crowd
Un pelotón de turistas japonesas se detuvo para tomar fotos del famoso cuadro.A crowd of Japanese tourists stopped to take pictures of the famous painting.
4. (mass)
a. tangle
Desenreda este pelotón de cables para saber de qué aparato es cada uno.Undo this tangle of cables so we know which device each one belongs to.
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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. (de soldados)
a. squad
2. (de gente)
a. crowd
3. (sports)
a. pack
pelotón de ejecuciónfiring squad
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1 [de gente] crowd; [de atletas, ciclistas] pack
pelotón de cabeza leading group
2 (Mil) detachment; squad
pelotón de abordaje boarding party
pelotón de demolición demolition squad
pelotón de ejecución pelotón de fusilamiento firing squad
3 [de hilos] tangle; mat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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