shortcut

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "short cut."
shortcut(
shord
-
kuht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (shorter route)
a. el atajo
(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)
We can take a shortcut through the backstreets that will get us there quicker.Podemos tomar un atajo por las callejuelas, así llegaremos más rápido.
2. (computing)
a. el acceso directo
(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)
When you install the program it creates a shortcut on your desktop.Al instalar el programa, se crea un acceso directo en el escritorio.
b. el atajo
(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)
It's useful to keep a list of keyboard shortcuts for special characters.Es útil tener un listado de atajos de teclado para carácteres especiales.
3. (quick method)
a. el atajo
(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)
Shortcuts rarely work for long. It's best to spend time doing a proper job.Los atajos raras veces producen soluciones duraderas; es mejor hacer un trabajo como es debido.
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shortcut
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. el atajo
(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)
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