tiburón
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tiburón(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. shark
A pesar de su reputación como terribles devoradores de hombres, los tiburones raramente atacan a personas.Despite their reputation as terrible man-eaters, sharks rarely attack people.
Cuando estuvimos buceando en Australia, vimos un tiburón.We saw a shark when we were scuba diving in Australia.
2. (ambitious person)
a. shark
El antiguo presidente era un tiburón, un verdadero depredador político.The former president was a shark, a real political predator.
3. (finance)
a. raider
Varios tiburones intentaron hacerse con el control de la compañía sin conseguirlo.Several raiders tried to take over the company without success.
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tiburón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pez)
a. shark
2. (finance)
a. raider
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tiburón
1 (Zoología) shark
tiburón de río pike
2 (persona sin escrúpulos) shark (familiar)
3 (St Ex) raider
4 (S. Cone) wolf (familiar); Don Juan
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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