posterior
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posterior(
pos
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tir
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i
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uhr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (rear)
a. posterior
The doctor has found a tumor in the posterior part of the patient's mouth.El médico encontró un tumor en la parte posterior de la boca del paciente.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (buttocks)
a. el trasero
(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).
(colloquial)
The ball hit me so hard in the face that I landed on my posterior.La pelota me pegó tan fuerte en la cara que caí al piso sobre mi trasero.
b. las posaderas
(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).
Are you going to work today or you're going to sit on your posterior again all day?¿Hoy vas a ir a trabajar u otra vez te vas a quedar sentado todo el día sobre tus posaderas?
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posterior
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hum)
a. la trasero m, posaderas
(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).
(buttocks)
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posterior [pɒsˈtɪərɪəʳ]
adjective
posterior
noun
trasero (informal) (m)
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posterior
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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posterior(
pohs
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teh
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ryohr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (indicating position)
a. rear
Vamos a desembarcar por la salida posterior del avión.We will disembark from the rear exit of the plane.
b. back
La parte posterior de la cabeza tiene varios moretones.The back side of the head has various bruises.
2. (indicating time or order)
a. subsequent
No hubo ningún cambio durante los días posteriores.There was no change over the subsequent days.
b. later
El prólogo fue añadido a ediciones posteriores.The prologue was added to later publications.
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posterior
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (en el espacio)
a. rear, back
posterior abehind
la piscina está en la parte posterior del hotelthe swimming pool is at the back o rear of the hotel
2. (en el tiempo)
a. subsequent, later
posterior asubsequent to, after
fue un descubrimiento posterior al de la penicilinait was a discovery made after that of penicillin
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posterior
adjective
1 (trasero) [+lugar] back; rear; [+máquina, motor] rear-mounted
en la parte posterior del jardín at the back of the garden
2 (en tiempo) later; subsequent
ser posterior a algo to be later than sth
3 (en orden) later; following
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parte posterior del cuello
back of the neck
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