cocoon

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kəˈkuːn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kəˈkun/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kə ko̅o̅n)

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cocoon nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pupal sac of insect)capullo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso.
 There are hundreds of cocoons at the back of the shed.
 Hay cientos de capullos atrás del cobertizo.
cocoon [sb],
cocoon [sb] in [sth],
cocoon [sth],
cocoon [sth] in [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
figurative (envelop protectively) (figurativo)amparar a vtr + prep
  (figurativo)resguardar a vtr + prep
 She's always been cocooned by her wealthy parents.
 Siempre ha sido amparada por sus padres ricos.
cocoon [sb] in [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (envelop)envolver a alguien en loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 The mother cocooned her baby in layers of blankets to protect him from the cold.
 La madre envolvió a su bebé en capas de mantas para protegerlo del frío.
cocoon [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (envelop)envolver vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 The layers of coats cocooned the child.
 Las capas de abrigos envolvieron al niño.
cocoon [sth] in [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (envelop)envolver algo en loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Brad cocooned the shivering kitten in soft cloth.
 Brad envolvió al minino que tiritaba en una trapo suave.
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Additional Translations
InglésEspañol
cocoon nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (protective covering) (figurativo)capa protectora nf + adj
 They've wrapped her in a cocoon since the day she was born.
 La han envuelto en una capa protectora desde que nació.
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