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"Conscience" is a noun which is often translated as "la conciencia", and "consciousness" is a noun which is also often translated as "la conciencia". Learn more about the difference between "conscience" and "consciousness" below.
conscience(
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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. (general)
a. la conciencia
(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).
His conscience made him return the stolen money.Su conciencia le obligó a devolver el dinero robado.
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consciousness(
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chuhs
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nihs
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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. (medicine)
a. la conciencia
(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 patient lost consciousness while the nurse was suturing his wound.El paciente perdió la conciencia mientras la enfermera le suturaba la herida.
b. la consciencia
(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).
When I regained consciousness, I was in an abandoned warehouse.Cuando recobré la consciencia, estaba en un almacén abandonado.
c. el conocimiento
(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).
I lost consciousness, and when I woke up, my wallet and passport were gone.Perdí el conocimiento y cuando me desperté, ya no tenía la cartera ni el pasaporte.
2. (awareness)
a. la conciencia
(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).
I had no consciousness of anything out of the ordinary.No tenía conciencia de que ocurriera algo fuera de lo normal.
b. la consciencia
(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 are trying to increase public consciousness of the importance of sterilizing pets.Estamos procurando aumentar la consciencia pública respecto a la importancia de esterilizar a las mascotas.
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