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"Egoísta" is an adjective which is often translated as "selfish", and "activista" is a noun which is often translated as "activist". Learn more about the difference between "egoísta" and "activista" below.
egoísta(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (caring only for yourself)
a. selfish
No seas egoísta, Andy. Quiero que compartas con tu hermano.Don't be selfish, Andy. I want you to share with your brother.
b. egotistical
La gente egoísta generalmente no ayuda a la comunidad.Egotistical people usually don't help out their community.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (egotist)
a. selfish person
Es un egoísta; si no puede sacar provecho de algo, no lo hace.He is a selfish person; if he won't benefit from something, he doesn't do it.
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el activista, la activista(
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (politics and sociology)
a. activist
Cientos de activistas protestaron frente al matadero.Thousands of activists rallied outside the slaughterhouse.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to activism)
a. activist
Marisol se involucró con un grupo activista en la capital.Marisol got involved with an activist group in the capital.
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