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Catalan translation: el mascle alfa

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01:04 Jul 26, 2000
English to Catalan translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: alpha male
the alpha male seems to be the ultimate leader who usually revels in a long period of dominance
(from a snow monkeys documentary)
sari
Catalan translation:el mascle alfa
Explanation:
La traducció literal "alfa" també s'utilitza en català.

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4mascle liderIrune Itoiz
na +2el mascle alfa
Pere Ferrés Gurt
nael mascle dominantTomeu


  

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51 days
el mascle dominant


Explanation:
As an adjective, "alpha" means "socially dominant especially in a group of animals" (Webster dictionary). This meaning probably comes from the origin of the word "alpha": it is the first letter in the greek alphabet.

Tomeu Riera
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Tomeu
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el mascle alfa


Explanation:
La traducció literal "alfa" també s'utilitza en català.

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Pere

Pere Ferrés Gurt
Spain
Local time: 06:31
Native speaker of: Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 4
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agree  Berni Armstrong: Pity this person did not return to give out kudoz points!
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agree  payess: Estic completament d'acor, si és per un documental, el terme tècnic es manté.
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mascle lider


Explanation:
It does refer to the dominant master in an animal group

Irune Itoiz
Local time: 05:31
Native speaker of: Native in CatalanCatalan, Native in SpanishSpanish
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