station
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station(
stey
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shuhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport)
a. la estación
(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 train will stop at the next station.El tren parará en la siguiente estación.
2. (radio)
a. la emisora
(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).
I listened to Garbage for the first time on a radio station.Escuché a Garbage por primera vez en una emisora de radio.
b. la estación
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I like to listen to rock music stations.Me gusta escuchar estaciones de música rock.
3. (television)
a. el canal
(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 government promised better TV stations.El gobierno prometió mejores canales de televisión.
4. (place for specific activity)
a. la estación
(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 International Space Station raised its orbit.La Estación Espacial Internacional elevó su órbita.
5. (post)
a. el puesto
(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).
My husband was sent to a station overseas for five months.Mi marido fue destinado a un puesto en el extranjero durante cinco meses.
6.
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)
(social condition)
a. la posición
(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 man of his station needed a top-range car.Un hombre de su posición necesitaba un auto de gama alta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to position)
a. colocar
We prepared a surprise party and stationed ourselves behind the sofa.Preparamos una fiesta sorpresa y nos colocamos detrás del sofá.
b. emplazar (equipment or soldiers)
The technicians stationed the loudspeakers in the rear part.Los técnicos emplazaron los altavoces en la parte de atrás.
c. apostar (military)
The authorities stationed soldiers and policemen all over the area.Las autoridades apostaron soldados y policías en la zona.
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station
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for trains, buses)
a. la estación
(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).
station masterjefe de estación
station wagonranchera f
2. (post)
a. el puesto
(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).
(police) stationcomisaría (de policía)
(radio) stationemisora (de radio)
(television) stationcanal (de televisión)
station housecomisaría f
3. (social condition)
a. la posición
(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).
to have ideas above one's stationtener demasiadas aspiraciones
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (person)
a. colocar
5. (soldier, troops)
a. apostar
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station [ˈsteɪʃən]
noun
1 (Ferro) estación (f) (de ferrocarril); (police station) comisaría (f); (US) (gas station) gasolinera (f); fuente (f); grifo (m); (Peru)
2 especially (Mil) (post) puesto (m)
to take up one's station colocarse; ir a su puesto; from my station by the window desde el sitio donde estaba junto a la ventana; Roman station sitio (m) ocupado por los romanos
the only station for this rare plant
Stations of the Cross (Rel) Vía (f) Crucis
3 (Rad) emisora (f)
4 (social position) rango (m)
to have ideas above one's station darse aires de superioridad; to marry below one's station casarse con un hombre/una mujer de posición social inferior; of humble station de baja posición social; de condición humilde; a man of exalted station un hombre de rango elevado
transitive verb
1 (Mil) estacionar; apostar; [+missile etc] emplazar
2 colocar; situar
to station o.s. colocarse; situarse
modifier
station house (n) (US) (Ferro) estación (f) de ferrocarril; (US) (Police) comisaría (f)
station master (n) (Ferro) jefe (m) de estación
station wag(g)on (n) especially (US) (Aut) furgoneta (f); camioneta (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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