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Spanish translation of “man”


noun /mӕn/ (plural men /men/)
an adult male human being Hundreds of men, women and children a four-man team. human beings taken as a whole; the human race the development of man. obviously masculine male person He’s independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man! a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining! an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer officers and men. a piece used in playing chess or draughts I took three of his men in one move. -man /-mən, -mӕn/ (usually -person, postman, *milkman, *chairman) etc.
(se utiliza como sufijo para referirse a profesiones)
manhood noun (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc
edad adulta
He died before he reached manhood.
manly qualities traditional notions of manhood.
mankind noun the human race as a whole the progress of mankind He worked for the benefit of all mankind. manly adjective having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc He is strong and manly. manliness noun manned adjective supplied with men a manned spacecraft. man-eating adjective which will eat people a man-eating tiger. man-eater noun manhandle verb to move, carry etc by hand When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat. to treat roughly You’ll break all the china if you manhandle it like that! manhole noun a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc. man-made adjective made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means a man-made lake. manpower noun the number of people available for employment etc There’s a shortage of manpower in the building industry. manservant noun (plural menservants) a male servant (especially one employed as a valet) mansize(d) adjective of a size suitable for a man; large
a mansized breakfast.
manslaughter noun the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so He was found guilty of manslaughter. menfolk noun plural male people, especially male relatives The wives accompanied their menfolk. menswear /ˈmenz-/ noun clothing for men Do you sell menswear? the menswear department. as one man simultaneously; together
como un solo hombre, todos a la vez
They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street the ordinary, typical, average man
el hombre de la calle
The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters a writer and/or scholar
hombre de letras
Shakespeare was perhaps Britain’s greatest man of letters.
man of the world a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things You can speak freely – we’re all men of the world. man to man adjective (etc) a man-to-man discussion. to a man every one, without exception
todos sin excepción
They voted to a man to accept the proposal.
(Definition of man from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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