valla protectora

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valla protectora(
bah
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yah
 
proh
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tehk
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toh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (transport)
a. guardrail
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Por suerte, la valla protectora impidió que el carro cayera al precipicio.Luckily, the guardrail prevented the car from falling into the precipice.
b. crash barrier (United Kingdom)
Es una carretera muy peligrosa. Tiene muchas curvas y no hay valla protectora.It's a very dangerous road. It has many curves and there's no crash barrier.
c. barrier (United Kingdom)
El camionero se quedó dormido y el camión chocó contra la valla protectora.The lorry driver fell asleep and the lorry crashed into the barrier.
2. (protective railing)
a. protective fence
El edificio amenaza ruina, por eso hay una valla protectora a su alrededor.The building is in danger of collapse. That's why there's a protective fence around it.
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