sit-in
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sit-in(
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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. (general)
a. la sentada
(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).
A sit-in is a peaceful way of bringing attention to a cause.Una sentada es una forma pacífica de llamar la atención sobre una causa.
Sit-ins were an important part of the civil rights movement.Las sentadas eran una parte importante del movimiento por los derechos civiles.
b. el encierro
(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 purpose of the sit-in that began this week is to protest low wages.El propósito del encierro que empezó esta semana es protestar la paga baja.
c. la ocupación
(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 students staged a sit-in to express their disapproval of the university policy.Los estudiantes organizaron una ocupación para expresar su desaprobación de la política universitaria.
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sit-in
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el encierro
(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).
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sit-in [ˈsɪtɪn]
noun
(protest, demonstration) encierro (m); ocupación (f); (strike) huelga (f) de brazos caídos; sentada (f)
as a student she had never taken part in any sit-ins or protest movements more than 200 prisoners across East Germany are participating in hunger strikes and sit-ins to press their demands she took part in sit-ins in restaurants to protest against racial segregation Shell does not wish to have back on its platforms those who repeately disobeyed the lawful instructions of offshore installation managers.This refers to those who took part in sit-ins # and not to those who took strike action but returned to shore when instructed to do so
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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