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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. (allowance)
a. la ración
(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)
Everybody complained when their food rations were reduced.Todos se quejaron cuando les redujeron sus raciones de comida.
b. la porción
(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)
Take your ration and be grateful that you get anything at all.Toma tu porción y está agradecido por recibir al menos algo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to limit the consumption of)
a. racionar
Because of the recession, the government rationed each family one bag of flour and a dozen eggs each week.Debido a la recesión, el gobierno les racionó una bolsa de harina y una docena de huevos a cada familia por semana.
rations
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (provisions)
a. los víveres
(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)
Make sure you pack enough rations for your trip so you don't get hungry at sea.Asegúrate de empacar suficientes víveres para tu viaje para no tener hambre en el mar.
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ration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la ración
(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)
rations(raciones fpl de) víveres mpl
ration bookcartilla de racionamiento
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. racionar
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ration [ˈræʃən]
noun
(portion) ración (f); porción (f);rations (Mil) etc víveres (m); suministro (m)
to be on ration [+bread, milk] estar racionado; to be on short rations andar escaso de víveres; when they put bread on the ration cuando racionaron el pan; it's off the ration now ya no está racionado; to draw one's rations recibir los víveres
transitive verb
(also ration out) racionar
meat was rationed during the war
they are rationed to one kilo a day están racionados a un kilo por día
to ration sb to sth to ration sth to
modifier
ration book (n) cartilla (f) de racionamiento
ration card (n) tarjeta (f) de racionamiento
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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