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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. three
Compré tres libros nuevos en la librería.I bought three new books at the bookstore.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. three
El tres es mi número de la suerte cuando juego en los casinos.Three is my lucky number when I gamble in casinos.
b. third (in dates)
Hoy estamos a tres de diciembre. ¡Cómo pasa el tiempo!Today is the third of December. Time sure does fly!
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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. (general)
tres cuartosthree-quarter-length coat
2. (general)
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(gen) three; (ordinal, en la fecha) third
las tres three o'clock; le escribí el día tres I wrote to him on the third
de tres al cuarto cheap; poor quality
como tres y dos son cinco as sure as sure can be; as sure as eggs is eggs
ni a la de tres on no account; not by a long shot
no ver tres en un burro to be as blind as a bat
(número) three; (fecha) third
tres en raya (juego) noughts and crosses; tic tac toe; (EEUU)
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