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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. (of building)
a. la ventana
(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 classroom has big windows.Este aula tiene ventanas grandes.
2. (of car)
a. la ventanilla
(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).
Can you roll down your window? It's too hot!¿Puedes bajar tu ventanilla? ¡Hace mucho calor!
3. (computing)
a. la ventana
(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 link opened in a new window.El enlace se abrió en una nueva ventana.
4. (at a service counter)
a. la ventanilla
(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).
We went to the window to pay for our order.Pasamos a la ventanilla a pagar nuestro pedido.
5. (shop display)
a. la vitrina
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Shall I get it out of the window for you?¿Se lo saco de la vitrina?
b. la vidriera
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
They always have extravagant displays in the shop window during the holidays.Siempre tienen exposiciones extravagantes en la vidriera de la tienda durante los días festivos.
c. el escaparate
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I like the dress I saw in the window.Me gusta el vestido que vi en el escaparate.
6. (of an envelope)
a. la ventanilla
(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).
You can see the address through the window.Se ve la dirección por la ventanilla.
7. (period of time)
a. el periodo
(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).
We have a very narrow window in which to complete this project.Tenemos un periodo muy corto para completar este proyecto.
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window
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of house)
a. la ventana
(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).
(computers)
2. (of vehicle)
a. la ventana f, ventanilla
(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).
3. (of shop)
a. el escaparate
(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).
b. la vidriera
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. la vitrina
(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).
4. (at bank, ticket office)
a. la ventanilla
(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).
window boxjardinera f
window cleanerlimpiacristales mf inv
window framemarco de ventana
window ledgealféizar m, antepecho m
window seatasiento de ventana
5. (idioms)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to provide a window on somethingdar una idea de algo
window of opportunityperíodo favorable
6. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
that's my holiday out of the windowya me he quedado sin vacaciones
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window [ˈwɪndəʊ]
noun
1 also (Comput) ventana (f); (shop window) escaparate (m); vitrina (f); (LAm) vidriera (f); (S. Cone) [of booking office, car, envelope] ventanilla (f)
to lean out of the window asomarse a la ventana; to look out of the window mirar por la ventana; to break a window romper un cristal or un vidrio; (LAm)
to fly out of the window: common sense flies out of the window el sentido común se va al traste; se pierde todo atisbo de sentido común
2 (period of time) espacio (m)
modifier
window box (n) jardinera (f) de ventana
window cleaner (n) (liquid) limpiacristales (m); (person) limpiacristales (m)
window display (n) escaparate (m)
window dresser (n) escaparatista (m); decoradoradecoradora (m) (f) de escaparates;a decoradora
window dressing (n) escaparatismo (m); decoración (f) de escaparates; (in accounts etc) presentación (f) de información especiosa
it's all just window dressing es pura fachada
window envelope (n) sobre (m) de ventanilla
window frame (n) marco (m) de ventana
window ledge (n) antepecho (m); alféizar (m) de la ventana
window of opportunity (n) excelente oportunidad (f); oportunidad (f) única
window pane (n) cristal (m); vidrio (m); (LAm)
window seat (n) asiento (m) junto a la ventana; (Ferro) etc asiento (m) junto a una ventanilla
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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