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"Estética" is a noun which is often translated as "aesthetics", and "belleza" is a noun which is often translated as "beauty". Learn more about the difference between "estética" and "belleza" below.
estética(
ehs
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teh
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tee
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kah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (art and literature)
a. aesthetics
La estética tiene que ver con la percepción de la belleza.Aesthetics is about the perception of beauty.
b. esthetics
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Vemos pintura, música y fotografía en el curso de estética.On the esthetics course, we look at painting, music, and photography.
c. style (of a particular artist or movement)
Todas las películas de Almodóvar comparten una misma estética llena de color.All of Almodóvar's films share the same colorful style.
2. (look)
a. appearance
La estética de nuestro jardín ha mejorado mucho con las nuevas flores.The appearance of our garden has been greatly improved by the new flowers.
3. (beauty treatment)
a. cosmetology
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Está haciendo un curso de estética porque quiere ser esteticién.She's taking a cosmetology course because she wants to be a beautician.
b. beauty therapy (United Kingdom)
Al acabar su curso de estética, Dorotea estaba decidida a abrir su propio salón de belleza y peluquería.After completing her beauty therapy course, Dorotea was determined to open her own hair and beauty salon.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(medicine)
a. cosmetic surgery
Sandra se hizo una estética de nariz.Sandra had cosmetic surgery on her nose.
5. (establishment)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. beauty salon
Mañana voy a ir a la estética a hacerme la manicura.I'm going to the beauty salon tomorrow to have a manicure.
b. beauty parlor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Me cortaron el pelo en la estética.I had my hair cut at the beauty parlor.
c. beauty parlour (United Kingdom)
¡Qué guapa está Paulina tras su visita a la estética!How lovely Paulina is looking after her trip to the beauty parlour!
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belleza(
beh
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yeh
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sah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (quality)
a. beauty
El amanecer en Machu Picchu tiene una belleza incomparable.The sunrise over Machu Picchu is of incomparable beauty.
2. (beautiful woman)
a. beauty
¡Guau! Tu esposa es una verdadera belleza.Wow! Your wife is a real beauty.
3. (beautiful thing)
a. beauty
Las bellezas de Sudáfrica lo colocan como el país de turismo de larga distancia número uno del mundo.The beauties of South Africa make it the number one country for long-haul tourism in the world.
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