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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (valuable objects)
a. treasure
Los piratas navegan en busca de tesoros y ron bueno.Pirates sail in search of treasure and good rum.
2. (valued person)
a. treasure
Un buen amigo es un tesoro de valor incalculable.A good friend is an invaluable treasure.
3. (tax office)
a. Treasury
El tesoro nacional anunció un nuevo impuesto de ventas.The National Treasury announced a new sales tax.
b. Exchequer (United Kingdom)
El tesoro recibe un empuje cuando recauda los impuestos de los autónomos.The Exchequer gets a boost when self-employed receipts come in.
4. (dictionary)
a. thesaurus
El poeta siempre guarda su tesoro cerca mientras escribe sus poemas.The poet always keeps his thesaurus close by while writing his poems.
5. (term of endearment)
a. darling
¡Hola, tesoro! Te eché mucho de menos.Hi, darling! I missed you so much!
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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. (botín)
a. treasure
el cofre del tesorothe treasure chest
2. (hacienda pública)
a. treasury, exchequer
3. (economics)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
el Tesorothe Treasury
4. (persona valiosa)
a. gem, treasure
5. (apelativo)
a. darling
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1 (de mucho valor) treasure
valer un tesoro to be worth a fortune; tenemos una cocinera que es todo un tesoro we have a cook who is a real treasure; we have a real gem of a cook; el libro es un tesoro de datos the book is a mine of information; es un tesoro de recuerdos it is a treasure-house of memories
tesoro escondido buried treasure
2 (en oración directa) darling
¡sí, tesoro! yes, my darling!
3 (Economía) (Política) treasury
Tesoro público Exchequer; Treasury
4 (pagaré) treasury bond
5 (diccionario) thesaurus
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Phrases with "tesoro"
Here are the most popular phrases with "tesoro." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
mi tesoro
my darling
eres mi tesoro
you're my treasure
tesoro mío
my darling
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