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"Desafío" is a noun which is often translated as "challenge", and "reto" is a noun which is also often translated as "challenge". Learn more about the difference between "desafío" and "reto" below.
desafío(
dehs
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ah
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fee
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oh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (difficult task)
a. challenge
Es un verdadero desafío para mí mudarme a otro país y dejar atrás a mi familia.It's a real challenge for me to move to another country and leave my family behind.
2. (provocation)
a. defiance
Su desafío a la muerte es digno de admirar.Her defiance of death is admirable.
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reto(
rreh
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toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (difficult task)
a. challenge
El maratón será un gran reto para mí.The marathon will be a great challenge for me.
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