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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (fabric)
a. upholstery
Podemos ahorrar cambiando la tapicería de las sillas y el sofá en vez de comprar muebles nuevos.We can save money by replacing the chairs and couch upholstery instead of buying new furniture.
2. (art)
a. upholstery
Mi familia lleva generaciones dedicándose al negocio de la tapicería.My family has been in the upholstery business for generations.
b. tapestry making
Arturo se fue a Madrid a aprender tapicería de manos de un gran maestro.Arturo left for Madrid to learn tapestry making from a great master.
3. (wall-hanging)
a. tapestry
Las paredes de palacio estaban cubiertas de tapicerías finas.The walls of the palace were covered in fine tapestries.
4. (establisment)
a. upholsterer's
¿Me acompañas a la tapicería para ayudarme a escoger la nueva tela para el cabecero?Would you come with me to the upholsterer's to help me choose the new fabric for the headboard?
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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. (tela)
a. upholstery
2. (tienda; para muebles)
a. upholsterer's
3. (para cortinas)
a. draper's
4. (tapices)
a. tapestries
5. (oficio; de muebles)
a. upholstery
6. (de tapices)
a. tapestry making
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1 [de coche, muebles] upholstery
tela de tapicería upholstery fabric
2 (tapiz) tapestry
3 (arte) tapestry making
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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