stamp
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stamp(
stahmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mail)
a. el sello
(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 letter needs a stamp to arrive at its destination.La carta necesita un sello para llegar a su destino.
b. la estampilla
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
You can buy stamps at the post office.Puedes comprar estampillas en la oficina de correos.
c. el timbre
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I have sent so many letters lately that I need to buy more stamps.He mandado tantas cartas últimamente que necesito comprar más timbres.
2. (tool)
a. el sello
(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 teacher has a happy face stamp for the children's good work.La maestra tiene un sello de carita feliz para cuando los niños hacen un buen trabajo.
b. el tampón
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
They used a stamp to date the documents.Fechaban los documentos con un tampón.
3. (mark)
a. el sello
(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).
There are only a few stamps in my passport.Solo hay unos cuantos sellos en mi pasaporte.
4. (characteristic)
a. el sello característico
(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).
That movie has the director's aesthetic stamp all over it.Esa película está repleta del sello característico estético del director.
5. (footstep)
a. la pisada fuerte
(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).
You could hear her angry stamps up the stairs throughout the house.Sus pisadas fuertes subiendo la escalera se escuchaban por toda la casa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to put a stamp on)
a. sellar
They stamped my passport when I entered the country.Sellaron mi pasaporte cuando entré al país.
b. estampillar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My high-school certificate needs to be stamped.Necesito que estampillen mi diploma de secundaria.
7. (to leave a mark on)
a. grabar
Her kindness is stamped forever on my mind.Su gentileza ha quedado grabada para siempre en mi memoria.
8. (to stomp on)
a. patear
The kids were happy marching and stamping their feet.Los niños estaban contentos marchando y pateando en el suelo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (to stomp)
a. dar zancadas
He stamped out of the room.Salió de la habitación dando zancadas.
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stamp
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (on letter, mark)
a. el sello
(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).
b. la estampilla
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. el timbre
(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).
2. (device)
a. el tampón
(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).
3. (on legal documents)
a. el póliza f, timbre
(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).
4. (fig)
a.
to bear the stamp of geniustener el sello or la marca inconfundible del genio
5. (fig)
a.
stamp of approvalaprobación f, beneplácito m
stamp albumálbu m de sellos
stamp collectorcoleccionista de sellos
6. (finance)
a.
taxpóliza impuesto de transmisiones patrimoniales
stamp machinemáquina expendedora de sellos
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (put mark on)
a. estampar
a stamped addressed envelopeun sobre franqueado y con el domicilio
to stamp one's footpatear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (general)
a.
to stamp upstairssubir ruidosamente las escaleras
he stamped off in a ragese marchó enfadado, enojado
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stamp [stæmp]
noun
1 (postage stamp) sello (m); estampilla (f); (LAm) (fiscal stamp, revenue stamp) timbre (m); póliza (f); (for free food etc) bono (m); vale (m);
2 (rubber stamp) estampilla (f); (for metal) cuño (m)
3 (mark) sello (m)
it bears the stamp of genius tiene el sello del genio; to leave or put one's stamp on sth poner or dejar su sello en algo; a man of his stamp un hombre de su temple; un hombre de esa calaña
4 (with foot) taconazo (m)
with a stamp of her foot dando un taconazo
transitive verb
1
to stamp one's foot patear; patalear; (in dancing) zapatear; to stamp the ground [+person] dar patadas en el suelo; [+horse] piafar
2 [+letter] sellar; poner el sello a
the letter is insufficiently stamped la carta no tiene suficientes sellos
3 (mark with rubber stamp) marcar con sello; (mark with fiscal stamp) timbrar; (emboss) grabar; [+passport] sellar
they stamped my passport at the frontier sellaron mi pasaporte en la frontera
4 (impress mark etc on) estampar; imprimir; [+coin, design] estampar
paper stamped with one's name papel (m) con el nombre de uno impreso; papel (m) con membrete
5 marcar; señalar
to stamp sth on one's memory grabar algo en la memoria de uno; his manners stamp him as a gentleman sus modales lo señalan como caballero; to stamp o.s. on sth poner or dejar su sello en algo
intransitive verb
1 (single movement) patear; patalear
to stamp on sth pisotear algo; hollar algo; ouch, you stamped on my foot! ¡ay, me has pisado el pie!
2 (walk)
stop stamping, Toby
to stamp in/out entrar/salir dando fuertes zancadas; he stamps about the house anda por la casa pisando muy fuerte
modifier
stamp album (n) álbum (m) de sellos
stamp book (n) (collection) albúm (m) de sellos; (for posting) libro (m) de sellos
stamp collecting (n) filatelia (f)
stamp collection (n) colección (f) de sellos
stamp collector (n) filatelista (m)
stamp dealer (n) comerciante (m) en sellos (de correo)
stamp duty (n) (Economics) impuesto (m) or derecho (m) del timbre
stamp machine (n) expendedor (m) automático de sellos (de correo)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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