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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. (room) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. bedroom
Cuando me mudé, mis padres convirtieron mi recámara en una pequeña oficina.When I moved out, my parents converted my bedroom into a small office.
2. (changing room)
a. dressing room
Pueden dejar sus sombreros y sus abrigos en la recámara.You can leave your hats and coats in the dressing room.
3. (weaponry)
a. chamber
Si el arma hubiese sido disparada, habría pólvora en la recámara.If the gun had been fired, there would be powder in the chamber.
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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. (habitación)
a. dressing room
2. (de arma de fuego)
a. chamber
3. (dormitorio)
a. bedroom
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1 (cuarto) side room; (vestidor) dressing room; especialmente (México) (dormitorio) bedroom
2 [de fusil] breech; chamber
3 (cautela) caution; wariness
tener mucha recámara to be on the careful side; be naturally cautious
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "recámara"
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la escalera va al ático de la recámara
the ladder leads to the attic above the bedroom
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