arca

f.
1 chest.
arcas (figurative) coffers (fondos)
las arcas públicas (figurative) the Treasury
2 ark, boat.
3 safe, strong box, strongbox.
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: arcar.
imperat.
2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: arcar.
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arca
(Takes el in singular)
nombre femenino
1 chest
2 (caja de caudales) strongbox, safe
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FRASEOLOGÍA
arca de Noé Noah's ark
arcas públicas Treasury sing
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noun f.
1) chest, coffer
2) ark
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SF
1) (=cofre) chest; (=caja fuerte) safe

ser un arca cerrada — [persona] to be inscrutable

arca de hierro — strongbox

arcas públicas — public funds

2) (Rel)

Arca de la Alianza — Ark of the Covenant

Arca de Noé — Noah's Ark

3) (=depósito) tank, reservoir

arca de agua — water tower

4) (Anat) flank, side
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femenino‡
1) (cofre) chest
2) arcas femenino plural (de institución) coffers (pl)
* * *
= ark, coffer.
Nota: Generalmente usado en el plural.
Ex. The article 'An ark for the history of science' considers the combination of museum objects and library resources which constitute the University of Oxford's Museum of the History of Science, housed in the Old Ashmolean Building.
Ex. The organizers announced that the high conference attendance in Glasgow will bring 160,000 Euros into the IFLA coffers -- news to warm the cockles of a parsimonious treasurer's heart.
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* Arca de Noé = Noah's Ark.
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femenino‡
1) (cofre) chest
2) arcas femenino plural (de institución) coffers (pl)
* * *
= ark, coffer.
Nota: Generalmente usado en el plural.

Ex: The article 'An ark for the history of science' considers the combination of museum objects and library resources which constitute the University of Oxford's Museum of the History of Science, housed in the Old Ashmolean Building.

Ex: The organizers announced that the high conference attendance in Glasgow will bring 160,000 Euros into the IFLA coffers -- news to warm the cockles of a parsimonious treasurer's heart.
* Arca de Noé = Noah's Ark.

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arca
f‡
A (cofre) chest
Compuestos:
Arca de la Alianza
Ark of the Covenant
Arca de Noé
el Arca de Noé Noah's Ark
B arcas fpl (de una institución) coffers (pl)
las maltrechas arcas de la ciudad the depleted coffers of the city
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arca feminine noun taking masculine article in the singular
1 (cofre) chest;
el Aarca de Noé Noah's Ark

2
arcas sustantivo femenino plural (de institución) coffers (pl)

arca sustantivo femenino
1 (baúl) chest
2 (para guardar dinero) strongbox, safe
3 arca de la Alianza, Ark of the Covenant
arca de Noé, Noah's ark
arcas públicas, Treasury sing
'arca' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
cofre
- baúl
English:
ark
- chest
- coffer
- Ark
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arca nf Takes the masculine articles el and un.
1. [arcón] chest
Comp
el Arca de la Alianza the Ark of the Covenant
2.
arcas [fondos] coffers;
las arcas públicas the Treasury;
el dinero salió de las arcas comunitarias the money came from the EU's coffers
3. [barco] el arca de Noé Noah's Ark
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arca
f chest
* * *
arca nf
1) : ark
2) : coffer, chest

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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