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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (mailing)
a. stamp
Esta carta requiere que pongas tres sellos por su peso.This letter requires three stamps because of its weight.
2. (label)
a. rubber stamp (tool)
Al fin ha llegado el sello para estampar las cartas oficiales.The rubber stamp has finally arrived to stamp the official letters.
b. stamp (mark)
El sello al final del papel está borroso y no se puede leer.The stamp at the bottom of the paper is blurred and cannot be read.
c. seal (wax seal)
Siempre cierro mis cartas con un sello que lleva mis iniciales.I always seal my letters with a seal bearing my initials.
3. (publisher)
a. record label (music)
El cantante estaba emocionado por su reunión con el sello famoso.The singer was very excited about his meeting with the famous record label.
4. (logo)
a. brand
Todo el mundo puede reconocer el sello de McDonald's.The whole world can recognize the McDonald's brand.
5. (characteristic)
a. hallmark
El sello del poeta Robert Frost es su maestría de rima y métrica.The poet Robert Frost's hallmark is his mastery over rhyme and meter.
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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. (de correos)
a. stamp
sello postal o de correospostage stamp
2. (tampón)
a. rubber stamp
3. (marca)
a. stamp
4. (lacre)
a. seal
5. (sortija)
a. signet ring
6. (carácter)
a. hallmark
ese libro lleva el sello de su autorthis book is unmistakably the author's work
7. (compañía)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
sello discográficorecord label
sello editorialimprint
sello independienteindependent record label
8. (de moneda)
a. reverse
cara o selloheads or tails
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1 (Correos) stamp
no pega ni un sello he's bone-idle (familiar)
sello aéreo airmail stamp
sello conmemorativo commemorative stamp
sello de correos postage stamp
sello de urgencia express-delivery stamp
2 (estampación) (personal, de rey) seal; (administrativo) stamp; official stamp; (Latinoamérica) (en reverso de moneda) tails
sello de caucho sello de goma rubber stamp
sello real royal seal
3 (Com) brand; (Música) (also sello discográfico) record label; (Literat) publishing house
lleva el sello de esta oficina it carries the stamp of this office
sello fiscal revenue stamp
sellos de prima (Com) trading stamps
4 (Med) capsule; pill
5 (marca) (also sello distintivo) hallmark; stamp
lleva el sello de su genialidad it carries the hallmark of his genius
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Phrases with "sello"
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poner un sello
to put a stamp
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