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"Bienestar" is a noun which is often translated as "well-being", and "desnutrición" is a noun which is often translated as "malnutrition". Learn more about the difference between "bienestar" and "desnutrición" below.
bienestar(
byehn
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ehs
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tahr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (satisfaction)
a. well-being
Las madres siempre se preocupan por el bienestar de sus hijos.Mothers always worry about their children's wellbeing.
b. welfare
El estado de bienestar proporciona a sus ciudadanos servicios de salud, prestación por desempleo y pensiones.The welfare state provides its citizens with healthcare services, unemployment benefits, and pensions.
c. comfort
Pedí una silla nueva porque el bienestar en la oficina es clave para la productividad.I asked for a new chair because comfort in the office is key to productivity.
2. (physical, mental, and spiritual health)
a. wellness
El centro comunitario ofrece clases de todo tipo, incluyendo finanzas, idiomas, cocina y bienestar.The community center offers classes in all kinds of areas including finance, foreign language, cooking, and wellness.
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desnutrición(
dehs
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noo
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tree
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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. (medicine)
a. malnutrition
En las regiones pobres del país, los recién nacidos son víctimas de las enfermedades y la malnutrición.Newborn babies in poor areas of the country are victims of disease and malnutrition.
b. undernourishment
Tener el cuerpo delgado y el abdomen inflamado son algunos de los síntomas de la desnutrición.A thin body and swollen abdomen are some of the symptoms of undernourishment.
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