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shield(
shild
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (weaponry)
a. el escudo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Don Quixote lifted his shield to protect himself.Don Quijote alzó su escudo para protegerse.
2. (badge)
a. la placa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
For me, as a police officer, the shield represents public service and protection for the community.Para mí, como policía, la placa representa servicio al público y protección para la comunidad.
3. (trophy)
a. la placa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The manager received a shield for her outstanding performance.La gerente recibió una placa por su extraordinario desempeño.
4. (protection for machine)
a. el revestimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This shield attaches to the machine to block any splattering paint.Este revestimiento se engancha a la máquina para que no le salpique pintura.
b. el blindaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This shield keeps pieces of metal from flying out and hitting you in the face.Este blindaje evita que los pedazos de metal salgan volando y te peguen en la cara.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to defend physically)
a. proteger
The knight shielded the damsel from the fire that was pouring from the dragon's mouth.El caballero protegió a la doncella del fuego que salía de la boca del dragón.
6.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to defend)
a. proteger
The children's mother did everything she could to shield them from the harshness of the world.La madre de los niños hizo todo lo posible para protegerlos de la crueldad del mundo.
7. (to protect)
a. proteger
Part of the UK's plan in tackling the coronavirus pandemic was to shield the over-70s by asking them to stay at home for three months.Parte del plan del Reino Unido para combatir la pandemia del coronavirus consistía en proteger a los mayores de 70 años pidiéndoles que se quedaran en casa durante tres meses.
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shield
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of knight)
a. el escudo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (police badge, trophy)
a. la placa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (fig)
a. la protección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(protection)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (protect)
a. proteger
to shield one's eyesprotegerse los ojos
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shield [ʃiːld]
noun
1 (armour) also (Heraldry) escudo (m); (Téc) (on machine etc) blindaje (m); capa (f) protectora;
2 (US) (badge) [of policeman] placa (f)
transitive verb
proteger
to shield sb from sth proteger a algn de algo; to shield one's eyes taparse los ojos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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