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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (school rest time)
a. recess (primary school)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mis amigos y yo siempre jugábamos al fútbol durante el recreo.My friends and I always used to play soccer during recess.
Tenemos clase de álgebra después del recreo.We have algebra class after recess.
b. break (United Kingdom)
Las vi fumando en el bosque durante el recreo.I saw them smoking in the woods during break.
c. playtime (primary school) (United Kingdom)
Ok, chicos, ahora volvemos a clase que el recreo ha terminado.Ok, kids, let's go back to class. Playtime is over.
2. (entertainment)
a. recreation
El ciclismo es una de las mayores formas de recreo en esta ciudad.Cycling is one of the main types of recreation in this city.
b. amusement
Teníamos la costumbre de encender petardos en el parque para nuestro propio recreo.We were in the habit of lighting firecrackers in the park for our own amusement.
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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. (entretenimiento)
a. recreation, amusement
2. (education)
a. playtime
3. (en secundaria)
a. break
1 (esparcimiento) recreation; (diversión) amusement
2 (Escol) break; playtime; recess; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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