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car(
kar
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (vehicle)
a. el coche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This car can go as fast as 150 miles per hour.Este coche alcanza las 150 millas por hora.
b. el carro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The car of her dreams is a red convertible.El carro de sus sueños es un descapotable rojo.
c. el auto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I have to take the car in on Sunday for an oil change.Tengo que llevar el auto el domingo para cambiarle el aceite.
d. el automóvil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
On Saturday, we're going to take a trip in my grandfather's antique car.El sábado vamos a hacer un viaje en el automóvil antiguo de mi abuelo.
2. (rail transport)
a. el vagón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This train has a restaurant car.Este tren tiene un vagón restaurante.
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car
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (automobile)
a. el coche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. el carro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. el auto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(Southern Cone)
by caren coche or
car bombcoche bomba
car boot salemercadillo en el que los particulares venden objetos que exponen en el maletero del coche
car crashaccidente de coche
car doorpuerta (del coche)
car hirealquiler de coches renta f de carros
car industryindustria automovilística
car parkestacionamiento aparcamiento m
car phoneteléfono de coche
car poolparque móvil
car radioradio (del coche)
car rentalalquiler de coches renta f de carros
2. (train carriage)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el vagón m, coche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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car [kɑːʳ]
noun
1 (Aut) coche (m); automóvil (m) (formal); carro (m); (LAm) auto (m); (S. Cone)
by car en coche
2 especially (US) [of train] vagón (m); coche (m)
3 (tramcar) tranvía (m)
4 [of cable railway] coche (m); [of lift] caja (f); [of balloon etc] barquilla (f)
modifier
car accident (n) accidente (m) de coche; accidente (m) de tráfico
car allowance (n) extra (m) por uso de coche propio
car bomb (n) coche-bomba (m)
car boot sale (n) (Britain) mercadillo (m) en el que se exponen las mercancías en el maletero del coche; (en el que se exponen las mercancías en el maletero del coche)
En los mercadillos británicos llamados car boot sales la gente vende todo tipo de objetos usados de los que quiere deshacerse, como ropa, muebles, libros etc, que exhiben en los maleteros de sus coches. Normalmente tienen lugar en aparcamientos u otros espacios abiertos y los propietarios de los vehículos han de pagar una pequeña tarifa por aparcar. Los mercadillos más importantes atraen también a comerciantes y en ellos se venden tanto artículos usados como nuevos. En otras ocasiones se organizan para recaudar dinero con fines benéficos.
car chase (n) persecución (f) de coches
there followed a car chase along the motorway se persiguió luego al coche por la autopista
car ferry (n) transbordador (m) para coches
car hire (n) alquiler (m) de coches
car-hire firm empresa (f) de alquiler de coches
car industry (n) industria (f) del automóvil
car insurance (n) seguro (m) de automóvil
car journey (n) viaje (m) en coche
car licence (n) permiso (m) de conducir
car number (n) (Britain) matrícula (f)
car park (n) aparcamiento (m); parking (m); (playa (f) de) estacionamiento (m); (LAm)
car phone (n) teléfono (m) móvil (de coche)
car pool (n) [of company] parque (m) móvil; (sharing) uso (m) compartido de coches
car radio (n) radio (f) de coche; autorradio (f)
car rental (n)
car hire See culture box in entry car.
car sickness (n) mareo al viajar en coche
he's prone to car sickness se suele marear en el coche; it helps prevent car sickness ayuda a evitar los mareos en el coche
car wash (n) tren (m) or túnel (m) de lavado (de coches)
car worker (n) trabajadoratrabajadora (m) (f) de la industria del automóvil;a trabajadora
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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