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"Definición" is a noun which is often translated as "definition", and "acepción" is a noun which is often translated as "sense". Learn more about the difference between "definición" and "acepción" below.
definición(
deh
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fee
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nee
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syohn
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (meaning)
a. definition
Si no sabes el significado de una palabra, busca su definición en un diccionario.If you don't what a word means, look up its definition in a dictionary.
2. (sharpness)
a. definition
Configura el contraste para mejorar la definición de la foto.Adjust the contrast settings to improve the definition of the photo.
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acepción(
ah
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sehp
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syohn
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. sense
La palabra "hombre" se usa aquí en la acepción de "ser humano".The word "man" is used here in the sense of "human being".
b. meaning
No conocía esa acepción de la palabra.I didn't know that meaning of the word.
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