spearhead

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spearhead(
spir
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hehd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (weaponry)
a. la punta de lanza
(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)
I have to sharpen my spearhead before I fight.Tengo que afilar la punta de mi lanza antes de luchar.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(leader)
a. la punta de lanza
(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)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Cesar was the spearhead of the labor movement.César era la punta de lanza del movimiento laboral.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to lead)
a. encabezar
Audre spearheaded the women's movement.Audre encabezaba el movimiento de mujeres.
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spearhead
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. la punta de lanza
(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)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (attack, campaign)
a. encabezar
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spearhead [ˈspɪəhed]
noun
(Mil) also punta (f) de lanza
transitive verb
encabezar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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