tier
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tier(
tir
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (one of a series of rows)
a. la grada
(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).
The tickets for the highest tiers at the stadium are the cheapest.Las boletas para las gradas de la parte de arriba del estadio son las más baratas.
b. la hilera
(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).
We have seats on one of the center tiers of the opera house.Tenemos asientos en una de las hileras centrales del teatro de ópera
2. (layer)
a. el piso
(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).
Each tier of the wedding cake had a different kind of fruit filling.Cada piso del pastel de la boda tenía un tipo de relleno de fruta diferente.
3. (rank)
a. el nivel
(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).
The upper tiers of management got raises while people were laid off on the lower tiers.Los niveles superiores de la administración recibieron aumentos mientras que personas de los niveles inferiores fueron despedidas.
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tier
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of theater)
a. la fila
(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).
2. (of stadium)
a. la grada
(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).
3. (of wedding cake)
a. el piso
(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).
4. (administrative)
a. el nivel
(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).
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tier [tɪəʳ]
noun
1 (in stadium, amphitheatre) (row of seats) grada (f); [of cake] piso (m)
to arrange in tiers disponer en gradas or pisos
2 (in management, system) nivel (m)
the top/second tier of management there would be no return to the 11-plus, with its two tier system of grammar and secondary modern schools
a two-tier health service un sistema sanitario que hace distinciones entre dos grupos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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