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tercio
-third
See the entry fortercio.
tercio
-I tilt
Presentyoconjugation ofterciar.
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofterciar.

tercio

tercio(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (fraction)
a. third
El ganador será quien obtenga al menos dos tercios del total de votos.The winner will be the one with at least two thirds of the total votes.
2. (military)
a. regiment
En el desfile militar vimos marchar a los legionarios del segundo tercio.At the military parade we saw the second regiment legionaries marching.
3. (bullfighting)
a. stage
El presidente de la corrida sacó su pañuelo blanco para terminar el tercio.The bullfight president showed his white handkerchief to end the stage.
b. part
El toro hirió al torero durante el segundo tercio de la corrida.The bull hurt the matador during the second part of the bullfight.
4. (beverage)
a. bottle of beer
Te tomas una copa de vino? - No gracias, prefiero un tercio.Would you like a glass of wine? - No thanks, I'd rather have a bottle of beer.
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g., joint, john).
(slang)
(man)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. guy
¿Ese hombre que acaba de entrar no es tu tercio?Isn't the man that just came in your guy?
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tercio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (tercera parte)
a. third
2. (military)
a. regiment
tercio de la guardia civilCivil Guard division
3. (bullfighting)
a. stage
4. (de cerveza)
a. bottle of beer
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tercio
1 (tercera parte) third
dos tercios two thirds
2 (Taur) stage; part (of the bullfight)
cambiar de tercio (Taur) to enter the next stage of the bullfight; (cambiar de tema) to change the subject
aunque sea cambiar de tercio, vamos a hablar de política cambiando completamente de tercio voy a hablarles de otro tema -Desde noviembre del 86 hemos cortado en seco la compraventa de viviendas de protección oficial que no fueran para residencia habitual. [-Cambiemos de tercio.] Está cerca la Semana Santa, ¿cómo nos vamos a encontrar las carreteras durante los desplazamientos de las vacaciones?
3 (Mil) (Hist) regiment; corps
tercio de la guardia civil division of the civil guard
tercio extranjero foreign legion
4
hacer buen tercio a algn (hacer favor) to do sb a service; (ser útil) to serve sb well; be useful to sb; hacer mal tercio a algn to do sb a bad turn
estar mejorado en tercio y quinto to come out of it very well
5 (Latinoamérica) (fardo) pack; bale
6 (Caribe) (hombre) fellow; guy (familiar)
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