posse

posse(
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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. (group summoned by a sheriff)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la partida
(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 sheriff found a few men to join the posse that was chasing the felon.El sheriff encontró algunos hombres que se alistaron en la partida que perseguía al delincuente.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g., joint, john).
(slang)
(group with common interests)
a. la pandilla
(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)
I'm going to the movies with the rest of the posse tonight.Voy al cine con el resto de la pandilla esta noche.
b. la banda
(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 police just apprehended a posse of thieves who were mugging people in the city.La policía acaba de detener una banda de ladrones que estaban robando a la gente en la ciudad.
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posse
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (to catch criminal)
a. la partida or cuadrilla (de persecución)
(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)
2. (fig)
a. la banda f, cuadrilla
(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)
(group)
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posse [ˈpɒsɪ]
noun
especially (US) pelotón (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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