temporada
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (defined period of time)
a. season
Mi temporada favorita es el verano porque me encanta ir a la playa y tomar sol.My favorite season is summer because I love to go to the beach and sunbathe.
La temporada de lluvias empieza a finales de verano y termina a principios de primavera.The rainy season starts at the end of the summer and ends at the beginning of the spring.
2. (stint)
a. time
He decidido irme a vivir una temporada al extranjero.I've decided to go and live abroad for a time.
b. period of time
Pasé una temporada como lectora de español en una universidad inglesa.I spent a period of time as a Spanish teaching assistant at an English university.
c. period
El año pasado fue una temporada difícil en mi vida.Last year was a difficult period in my life.
d. spell
Tras una temporada viviendo en Washington, mi prima regresa a casa.After a spell living in Washington, my cousin is coming home.
3. (television, cinema, theater, music)
a. season
¿Has visto la última temporada de "Juego de tronos"?Have you seen the last season of "Game of Thrones"?
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temporada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (periodo concreto)
a. season
2. (de exámenes)
a. period
de temporadaseasonal
los kiwis están fuera de temporadakiwis are out of season
temporada alta/bajahigh/low season
temporada de cazahunting season
temporada mediamid-season
temporada turísticatourist o holiday season
3. (periodo indefinido)
a. (period of) time
pasé una temporada en el extranjeroI spent some time abroad
tras una temporada como profesor, se puso a traducirafter a stint o spell of teaching, he went into translating
por temporadasoff and on
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temporada
1 (periodo determinado) season
los mejores goles de la temporada the best goals of the season; en plena temporada at the height of the season; estar fuera de temporada to be out of season
temporada alta high season
temporada baja low season
temporada de caza open season
temporada de esquí ski season
temporada de exámenes examination period
temporada de fútbol football season
temporada de ópera opera season
temporada media mid-season
2 (periodo indeterminado) period
pasa muchas temporadas en el extranjero she spends long periods abroad; llevan una temporada de peleas continuas they've been going through a phase o period of constant squabbling; nos vamos a pasar una temporadita al campo we're going to spend some time in the country; a o por temporadas on and off; —¿tienes mucho trabajo? —va a o por temporadas "have you got a lot of work?" — "it's a bit on and off o it goes in phases" (familiar)
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