An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (interrupted)
a. truncated
La llamada quedó truncada cuando el celular de Pedro se quedó sin batería.The call was truncated when Pedro's cell phone ran out of battery.
b. cut short
Ser futbolista fue el sueño truncado de Julio tras la muerte de su padre.Being a soccer player was a dream cut short for Julio following his father's death.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (geometry)
a. truncated
El trapecio tiene la forma de un triángulo truncado.A trapezoid has the shape of a truncated triangle.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (frustrado; vida, carrera)
a. cut short
2. (planes, ilusiones)
a. ruined
3. (mathematics)
a. truncated
(reducido) truncated; shortened; (incompleto) incomplete;
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