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"Detectar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "detect", and "nueva" is a noun which is often translated as "tidings". Learn more about the difference between "detectar" and "nueva" below.
detectar(
deh
-
tehk
-
tahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. detect
El inspector detectó una fuga de gas en la casa durante la investigación.The inspector detected a gas leak in the house during the investigation.
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nueva(
nweh
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bah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. tidings
La duquesa había dado luz a un hijo varón, y las campanas de la iglesia repiquetearon anunciando la buena nueva.The duchess had given birth to a son, and the church bells chimed announcing the glad tidings.
b. news (uncountable)
¿Vienen ustedes del frente de batalla? ¿Qué nuevas traen de allí?Do you come from the front lines? What news do you bring from there?
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