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preterite

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This word may also be spelled "preterit."
preterite(
preh
-
duhr
-
iht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (grammar)
a. el pretérito
(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).
(M)
The preterite is a past tense.El pretérito es un tiempo pasado.
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preterite
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (grammar)
a.
the preteriteel pretérito
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
preterite [ˈpretərɪt]
noun
(Ling) pretérito (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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