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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
a. collection
El recaudo impositivo de este año superó lo esperado.This year's tax collection exceeded expectations.
2. (condiments)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. spice mix
Este recaudo está muy bueno para condimentar todo tipo de carnes.This spice mix is really good for seasoning all sorts of meats.
3. (sauce base)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. sautéed onion and tomato base
Para hacer sopa de lentejas, primero prepara un recaudo con jitomate y cebolla.To make lentil soup, first prepare a sautéed onion and tomato base.
4. (sauce)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
a. dressing
Los tamales de pollo se comen con un recaudo tradicional.Chicken tamales are eaten with a traditional sauce.
5. (provision of vegetables)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. supply of seasonal vegetables
Los sábados vamos al mercado de agricultores locales a comprar el recaudo para la semana.On Saturdays, we go to the local farmers' market to get our supply of seasonal vegetables for the week.
6. (care) (Southern Cone)
a. precaution
Aunque tomamos todos los recaudos posibles, puede producirse un accidente.Although we've taken every possible precaution, accidents may still happen.
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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. (general)
a buen recaudoin safe-keeping
poner a buen recaudoto put in a safe place
2. (condimentos)
a. spices and condiments
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1 (Economía) collection
2 (cuidado) care; protection; (precaución) precaution
estar a buen recaudo to be in a safe place; poner algo a buen recaudo to put sth in a safe place
3 (Jur) surety; security
4 (Centroamérica) (S. Cone) (México) (especias) spices; condiments
5 (Centroamérica) (S. Cone) (México) (legumbres) daily supply of fresh vegetables
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