shore
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shore(
shawr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. la costa
(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).
(of the sea)
The ship was still far from the shore.El buque aún estaba lejos de la costa.
b. la orilla
(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).
I jog along the shore of the lake every morning.Corro por la orilla del lago todas las mañanas.
2. (prop)
a. el puntal
(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).
The shores are spliced and aligned vertically.Los puntales están empalmados y alineados verticalmente.
shores
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(country)
a. las tierras
(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).
He sailed away from these shores, and never returned.Se fue de estas tierras para jamás regresar.
b. las costas
(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).
The Mayflower arrived on American shores in 1620.El Mayflower arribó a costas americanas en 1620
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shore
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of sea, lake)
a. la orilla
(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).
on shoreen tierra
to go on shorebajar a tierra
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shore [ʃɔːʳ]
noun
1 [of sea, lake] orilla (f)
We could see the trees on the other shore
the eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika la orilla oriental del lago Tanganika; we were now a few hundred yards from shore ahora nos hallábamos a unos cientos de yardas de la orilla or de la costa; on shore en tierra
2 shores [of country] tierras (f)
it is feared that a similar epidemic will soon reach the shores of Europe this youngster is another destined \to leave these shores\
he will soon be leaving these shores pronto abandonará estas tierras
modifier
shore bird (n) ave (f) zancuda
shore leave (n) permiso (m) para bajar a tierra
shore patrol (n) (US) patrulla (f) costera
shore [ʃɔːʳ]
transitive verb
to shore up apuntalar; apoyar; reforzar; sostener
We need to shore the kitchen wall up This latest action seems to be a bid to shore up the president's position
noun
(prop) puntal (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Acapulco shore
la orilla de Acapulco
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