refuerzo

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refuerzo(
rreh
-
fwehr
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soh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (object that reinforces)
a. reinforcement
El carpintero agregó un refuerzo a las patas de la mesa.The carpenter added a reinforcement to the legs of the table.
2. (aid)
a. support
Un tercio de los alumnos necesitan refuerzo para aprobar los exámenes.One third of the students need support to pass the exams.
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
a. French-bread sandwich
Me comí un refuerzo de jamón y queso.I ate a French-bread ham and cheese sandwich.
refuerzos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (military)
a. reinforcements
La compañía B esperó a que llegaran los refuerzos para atacar el fuerte.The B company waited for reinforcements to attack the fortress.
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refuerzo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. reinforcement
2. (military)
a.
refuerzosreinforcements
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refuerzo
1 (reforzamiento) reinforcement
2 (Técnica) support
3 refuerzos (Mil) reinforcements
4 (ayuda) aid
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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