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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (marionette)
a. puppet
A mi hijo le da miedo el títere del payaso.My son is afraid of clown puppets.
2. (easily influenced)
a. puppet
Todos los políticos son títeres y es el presidente quien maneja los hilos.All the politicians are puppets and it's the president who's pulling the strings.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (public performance)
a. puppet show
Los domingos organizan títeres en el parque para los niños.On Sundays they organize a puppet show in the park for the children.
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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. (también fig)
a. puppet
no dejar títere con cabezato destroy everything in sight
títerespuppet show
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1 (marioneta) puppet
no dejar títere con cabeza (cambiar) to turn everything upside down; (romper) to break up everything in sight; (criticar) to spare no one
2 títeres (espectáculo) puppet show
; (s)
(arte) puppetry
; (s)
3 (persona) puppet; tool
gobierno títere puppet government
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