three
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three(
thri
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. tres
I have three kinds of goat cheese in my refrigerator.Tengo tres tipos de queso de cabra en mi refrigerador.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el tres
(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).
Three has been her lucky number ever since she had triplets.Tres ha sido su número de la suerte desde que dio a luz a trillizos.
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three [θriː]
adjective
pronoun
tres
three cheers! ¡tres hurras!; the best of three (Dep) hasta tres sets or partidos
noun
(numeral) tres (m)
La expresión the three Rs hace referencia a los tres aspectos que se consideran fundamentales en educación: reading, writing, and arithmetic (lectura, escritura y aritmética). La expresión, que tiene su origen en la forma humorística en la que se escribe a veces la frase: reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic, se menciona a menudo cuando se habla de la necesidad de mejorar la calidad de la enseñanza.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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