virgin
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This word must begin with a capital letter and be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 4a).
virgin(
vuhr
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jihn
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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. (chaste person)
a. el virgen
(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 virgen
(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).
Hugo was teased by the other boys in his class because he admitted he's still a virgin.Hugo fue objeto de burlas por los otros chicos de su clase porque admitió que todavía es un virgen.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (unspoiled)
a. virgen
California, despite being known for its cities, is also home to many virgin forests.California, a pesar de ser conocida por sus ciudades, es también el hogar de muchos bosques vírgenes.
b. intacto
After sleeping through the snowstorm, they awoke to see everything frosted with a virgin snow.Después de dormir durante la tormenta de nieve, se despertaron para ver todo escarchado con una nieve intacta.
3. (unprocessed)
a. virgen
Niall is wearing a sweater made of virgin wool.Niall lleva puesto un súeter hecho de lana virgen.
Virgin
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4. (religious)
a. la Virgen
(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 Virgin of Zapopan has blessed us with peace and harmony.La Virgen de Zapopan nos ha bendecido con paz y armonía.
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virgin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el virgen
(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 virgen
(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 (Blessed) Virginla (Santísima) Virgen
the Virgin Islandslas Islas Vírgenes
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. virgen
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virgin [ˈvɜːdʒɪn]
noun
virgen (m)
to be a virgin ser virgen; the Blessed Virgin la Santísima Virgen
adjective
[+forest, soil etc] virgen;
modifier
virgin birth (n) partenogénesis (f)
she claimed it was a virgin birth, I ask you! to believe in the Virgin Birth
the Virgin Isles (n) las islas Vírgenes
virgin oil (n) aceite (m) virgen
Unscrupulous olive oil dealers often try to sell virgin oil diluted with cheaper olive oil or other oils
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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