sorteo

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sorteo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (lottery for a prize)
a. draw
Compré un billete de lotería. El sorteo es el viernes.I bought a lottery ticket. The draw is on Friday.
b. raffle
Ernesto ganó el sorteo, pero donó el premio.Ernesto won the raffle, but he donated the prize.
c. lots
Los asientos se designarán por sorteo.The seats will be drawn by lots.
2. (act of eluding)
a. avoidance
Mi hermano fue arrestado por su sorteo del reclutamiento.My brother was arrested for his avoidance of the draft.
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sorteo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (lotería)
a. draw
2. (rifa)
a. raffle
haremos un sorteo con los premioswe'll raffle the prizes
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sorteo
1 (en lotería) draw; (rifa) raffle; (Dep) toss
ganar el sorteo to win the toss; el ganador se decidirá mediante sorteo lots will be drawn to decide the winner
sorteo de regalos prize draw
Programa: verbena musical. Durante este se realizará un gran [sorteo de regalos] (moto, cámara de video, cascos, etc...). (Pub.)
note See culture box in entry lotería.
2 (al evitar algo) dodging; avoidance
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