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tome

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tome(
tom
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (book)
a. el tomo
(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).
(M)
The walls of the lawyer's office were lined with shelves stacked with tomes.Las paredes del despacho del abogado estaban cubiertas de estantes repletos de tomos.
b. el volumen
(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).
(M)
(of a larger work)
The scholar's treatise on the history of communism was comprised of three tomes.El tratado del erudito acerca de la historia del comunismo comprendía tres volumenes.
c. el mamotreto
(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).
(M)
(colloquial)
It's a wonder you can walk at all with so many weighty tomes in your backpack.Es un milagro que puedas caminar del todo con tantos mamotretos en tu mochila.
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tome
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (formal)
a. el tomo m, volumen
(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).
(M)
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tome [təʊm]
noun
mamotreto (informal) (m)
a weighty tome un pesado mamotreto (informal)
leather-bound tomes in drab colors the judge threw a hefty legal tome towards him and ordered: `Look it up' he has written lengthy tomes on how to achieve the perfect putt
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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