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sumo

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sumo(
soo
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moh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (of highest rank)
a. supreme
El presidente de Argentina se reunió con el Sumo Pontífice en el Vaticano.The president of Argentina met the Supreme Pontiff in the Vatican.
b. highest
El monarca es quien tiene la suma autoridad en el reino.The monarch possesses the highest authority in the kingdom.
c. high (priest)
Al templo solo podían entrar el faraón y el sumo sacerdote.Only the pharaoh and the high priest were allowed in the temple.
2. (utmost)
a. great
Usa la sierra con sumo cuidado y no te cortes.Use the saw with great care and don't cut yourself.
b. extreme
Este nuevo rifle te permite disparar con suma precisión.This new rifle allows you to shoot with extreme precision.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (sport)
a. sumo
En este dojo se practica sumo y karate.Sumo and karate are practiced in this dojo.
b. sumo wrestling
Si quieres practicar sumo, tendrás que subir mucho más de peso.If you want to practice sumo wrestling, you need to gain more weight .
4. (wrestler)
a. sumo
Me quedé impactada cuando supe el número de calorías el sumo tenía que consumir al día.I was shocked when I learned how many calories the sumo had to eat every day.
b. sumo wrestler
Los dos sumos cayeron al piso, fuera del círculo de lucha.Both sumo wrestlers fell to the ground, outside the ring.
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sumo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (supremo)
a. highest, supreme
2. (gran)
a. extreme, great
a lo sumoat most
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (lucha japonesa)
a. sumo (wrestling)
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sumo
adjective
1 (supremo) great; supreme
con suma dificultad with the greatest o utmost difficulty; con suma indiferencia with supreme indifference; con suma destreza with consummate skill
2 [+rango] high; highest
sumo sacerdote high priest; la suma autoridad the supreme authority
3
a lo sumo at (the) most
sumo
(Dep) sumo; sumo wrestling
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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