A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (satisfaction)
a. pleasure
Ha sido un placer conocerlo, Señor Presidente.It has been a pleasure to meet you, Mr. President.
2. (nautical)
a. sandbank
El bote paró en un placer para dejar que la gente estirara las piernas.The boat stopped at a sandbank to let people stretch their legs.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to satisfy)
a. to please
Nos place que te quedes con nosotros durante los días feriados.We're pleased that you're staying with us over the holidays.
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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. (general)
a. pleasure
un viaje de placera pleasure trip
ha sido un placer (conocerle)it has been a pleasure meeting you
es un placer ayudarteit's a pleasure to help you
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. to please
nos place comunicarle que…we are pleased to inform you that…
si me placeif I want to, if I feel like it
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1 (gen) pleasure
es un placer hacerlo it is a pleasure to do it; con mucho o sumo placer with great pleasure; tengo el placer de presentarle a ... it's my pleasure to introduce ...; viaje de placer pleasure trip; a placer as much as one wants
placer de dioses heavenly delight
2 (deleite) pleasure
los placeres del ocio the pleasures of idleness; darse a los placeres to give o.s. over to pleasure
transitive verb
(agradar) to please
me place poder hacerlo I am glad to be able to do it
1 (Geología) (Minería) placer
2 (Náutica) sandbank
3 (Col) (solar) plot; patch; (Agr) ground prepared for sowing
4 (Caribe) field
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