mint
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mint(
mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (herb)
a. la menta
(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).
Green tea with mint is a typical drink in Morocco.El té verde con menta es una bebida típica de Marruecos.
b. la hierbabuena
(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).
In summer, I put some mint pots in the windows to shoo away mosquitos.En verano pongo macetas de hierbabuena en las ventanas para ahuyentar a los mosquitos.
2. (candy)
a. la pastilla de menta
(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 doctor recommended that I take mints to combat bad breath.El médico me recomendó tomar pastillas de menta para combatir el mal aliento.
b. el caramelo de menta
(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).
Have a mint; it will help with your cough.Toma un caramelo de menta; te ayudará con la tos.
3. (finance)
a. la casa de la moneda
(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 mint issued a new coin for the Queen's diamond jubilee.La casa de la moneda acuñó una nueva moneda para celebrar el jubileo de diamante de la Reina.
b. la ceca
(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).
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
The Spanish mint issued coins made of South American silver.La ceca española emitía monedas de plata de Sudamérica.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to cast)
a. acuñar
Millions of coins are minted every year in the US.Millones de monedas son acuñadas cada año en los Estados Unidos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (brand new)
a. sin usar
For sale: Gibson Firebird guitar, mint.Se vende: guitarra Gibson Firebird, sin usar.
b. perfecto
He loves his old typewriter, and he keeps it in mint condition.Adora su vieja máquina de escribir, y la tiene en perfecto estado.
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mint
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the (Royal) Mint≃ la Casa de la Moneda ≃ la Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to make a mintmontarse en el dólar llenarse de lana,, llenarse de guita
in mint conditioncomo nuevo(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (coins)
a. acuñar
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mint [mɪnt]
noun
1 (Bot) hierbabuena (f); menta (f)
2 (sweet) pastilla (f) de menta
modifier
mint julep (n) (US) julepe (m) de menta; (bebida (f) de) whisky (m) con menta
mint sauce (n) salsa (f) de menta
mint tea (n) (m) de menta
mint [mɪnt]
noun
casa (f) de la moneda
Royal Mint (Britain) Real Casa (f) de la Moneda
to be worth a mint (of money) valer un dineral
adjective
in mint condition como nuevo; en perfecto estado
transitive verb
acuñar
newly minted [+coin] recién acuñado; [+graduate] recién salido de la universidad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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