town
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town(
taun
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el pueblo
(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).
(smaller)
My town doesn't have a shopping mall or a movie theater.Mi pueblo no tiene un centro comercial ni un cine.
b. la ciudad
(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).
(bigger)
If you go into town, would you drop this off at the post office?Si vas a la ciudad, ¿me llevarías esto a la oficina de correos?
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town
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (big)
a. la ciudad
(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. (smaller)
a. el pueblo
(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).
to go into townir al centro (de la ciudad)
he's out of townestá fuera (de la ciudad)
3. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to go to towntirar la casa por la ventana
town centercentro urbano
town clerksecretario(a) del ayuntamiento
town councilayuntamiento m, cabildo m
town hallayuntamiento m
town plannerurbanista mf
town planningurbanismo m
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town [taʊn]
noun
ciudad (f); (smaller) pueblo (m); población (f)
town and gown (Univ) ciudadanos (m) y universitarios; ciudad (f) y universidad; to live in a town vivir en una ciudad; Jake's back in town! ¡ha vuelto Jake!; to be out of town [+place] estar fuera de la ciudad; [+person] estar de viaje; he's from out of town (US) es forastero; no es de aquí; to go into town ir al centro
to go out on the town salir de juerga or de parranda (informal)
to go to town (on sth) dedicarse con entusiasmo (a algo); no cortarse nada (con algo); (spending) no reparar en gastos (con algo)
modifier
town centre town center (US) (n) centro (m) urbano
town clerk (n) secretarioasecretaria (m) (f) del ayuntamiento;a secretaria
town council (n) ayuntamiento (m)
town councillor (n) concejalaconcejala (m) (f);a concejala
town crier (n) pregonero (m) público
town dweller (n) habitante (m) de la ciudad
he is popular in the country but he has had great difficulty winning adherence among town dwellers the environmental future is for all of us # town-dweller and farmer alike the moral superiority that country dwellers like to assert over town dwellers
town hall (n) ayuntamiento (m); municipalidad (f)
town house (n) casa (f) adosada; (not country) residencia (f) urbana
town meeting (n) (US) pleno (m) municipal
town plan (n) plan (m) de desarrollo urbano
town planner (n) (Britain) urbanista (m)
town planning (n) (Britain) urbanismo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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