theater

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "theatre."
theater(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (building)
a. el teatro
(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)
Who was the architect of this theater?¿Quién fue el arquitecto de este teatro?
2. (cinema)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cine
(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)
The seats in the theater are numbered.Las butacas del cine están numeradas.
3. (fine arts)
a. el teatro
(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)
Lupita studied theater and dance in college.Lupita estudió teatro y danza en la universidad.
4. (medicine) (United Kingdom)
a. la sala de operaciones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The surgeon was in theatre for three hours.El cirujano estaba tres horas en la sala de operaciones.
b. el quirófano
(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)
The theatre was equipped with all the latest technology.El quirófano disponía de lo último en tecnología.
5. (place of action)
a. el escenario
(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)
The theater of operations had shifted to the Middle East.El escenario de operaciones se había trasladado al Medio Oriente.
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theater
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el teatro
(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)
2. (medicine) (United Kingdom)
a.
(operating) theaterquirófano m
3. (military)
a.
theater of warescenario de guerra
theater companycompañía de teatro
4. (medicine) (United Kingdom)
a.
theater nurseinstrumentista mf
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
theatre
theater (US)
[ˈθɪətəʳ]
noun
1 (building) teatro (m)
to go to the theatre ir al teatro; lecture theatre aula (f); operating theatre sala (f) de operaciones
2 (profession) teatro (m)
she's been working in the theatre for 20 years lleva trabajando el teatro 20 años
3 (drama) teatro (m)
theatre of the absurd teatro (m) del absurdo
4 teatro (m); escenario (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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