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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (ethnic group)
a. race
Todos somos iguales ante la ley, sin importar credo ni raza.We are all equal before the law, regardless of religious belief or race.
2. (of an animal)
a. breed
¿De qué raza es tu perro? - Es un pastor alemán.What breed is your dog? - He's a German Shepherd.
3. (audacity)
Regionalism used in Peru
a. nerve
¡Qué raza decirte tal cosa!What a nerve to say such a thing to you!
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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. (humana)
a. race
raza humanahuman race
la raza blancawhites, white people
2. (animal)
a. breed
de (pura) razathoroughbred
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1 (grupo étnico) race; [de animal] breed
de raza de pura raza [+caballo] thoroughbred; [+perro] pedigree
raza blanca white race
raza humana human race
raza negra black race
2 (estirpe) stock
1 (grieta) crack; slit; fissure; (en tela) run
2 (rayo) ray of light
3 (Perú) (descaro) cheek (familiar)
¡qué tal raza! some cheek! (familiar); what a cheek! (familiar)
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Phrases with "raza"
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arriba la raza
long live the people
caballo de mala raza, basto y de poca alzada
short, ill-tempered horse of bad breed
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