unknown
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unknown(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not known)
a. desconocido
She was being taken to an unknown destination.La llevaban a un destino desconocido.
The spaceship landed on an unknown planet.La nave espacial aterrizó en un planeta desconocido.
b. ignoto
They set sail in search of unknown lands.Se hicieron a la mar en busca de tierras ignotas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (person)
a. el desconocido
(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).
, la desconocida
(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).
This is a chance for young unknowns to make it in the music industry.Esta es una oportunidad para los jóvenes desconocidos que quieran alcanzar el éxito en la industria de la música.
3. (the unknown)
a. lo desconocido
Beyond the horizon was the unknown.Más allá del horizonte estaba lo desconocido.
4. (mathematics)
a. la incógnita
(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).
The unknown in the equation is the rate of expansion.La incógnita de la ecuación es la tasa de expansión.
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unknown
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el desconocido(a)
(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).
la desconocido(a)
(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).
the unknownlo desconocido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. desconocido(a)
3. (fig)
a.
an unknown quantityuna incógnita
the Unknown Soldierel soldado desconocido
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (general)
a.
unknown to the rest of ussin que lo supiéramos los demás
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unknown [ˈʌnˈnəʊn]
adjective
[+identity, destination, territory, writer] desconocido
person, musician, writer
the Cazorla Sierra is almost unknown outside Spain la sierra de Cazorla casi no se conoce fuera de España
it's unknown for him to refuse a sweet nunca ha dicho que no a un caramelo que se sepa
it's not unknown for him to be wrong no es precisamente que no se haya equivocado nunca (ironic)
an unknown [quantity]
she's a bit of an unknown quantity ella es una incógnita
the effect of tomorrow's entry into the European Exchange Rate Mechanism,however, remains an unknown quantity
for some unknown reason por alguna razón desconocida
the Unknown Soldier el soldado desconocido
to be unknown to sb
the name is unknown to me el nombre no me resulta conocido; a substance unknown to science una sustancia no conocida por la ciencia; una sustancia que la ciencia desconoce
they had impressive beasts and intimidating weapons unknown to the natives Buchanan was virtually unknown to the American movie public They were unknown to one another until recently the song was unknown to Tommy Sopwith The letters were previously unknown to scholars
adverb
unknown to me si yo saberlo
noun
(person) desconocidoadesconocida (m) (f);a desconocida (Mat) also incógnita (f)
I wanted it played by a cast of unknowns
the unknown lo desconocido; a journey into the unknown un viaje a lo desconocido
I had driven racing cars at around 180 mph,but here beyond 240, it really was a journey into the unknown to go out into the unknown
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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unknown application
la aplicación desconocida
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