represa
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represa(
rreh
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preh
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sah
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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. (construction)
a. dam
La represa construida sobre el río abastece de energía a toda la ciudad.The dam built on the river provides electricity for the whole city.
b. weir
La represa permite regular el nivel del agua en el lago.The weir regulates the water level of the lake.
2. (water source)
a. reservoir
El agua en la represa es utilizada para el riego de campos.The water in the reservoir is used for the irrigation of agricultural fields.
b. millpond
El molino no anda porque la represa está seca.The mill is not functioning because the millpond is dry.
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represa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. dam
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represa
1 (presa) dam; (lago artificial) lake; pool; (vertedero) weir
represa de molino millpond
2 (parada) check; stoppage
3 (represión) repression
4 (captura) recapture
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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