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"Estabilidad" is a noun which is often translated as "stability", and "seguridad" is a noun which is often translated as "safety". Learn more about the difference between "estabilidad" and "seguridad" below.
estabilidad(
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tah
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bee
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lee
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dahd
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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. (steadiness)
a. stability
No confiaría demasiado en la estabilidad de esa escalera.I wouldn't rely too much on the stability of that ladder.
2. (resistance to sudden changes)
a. stability
La estabilidad laboral de largo plazo parece ser cosa del pasado.Long-term job stability seems to be a thing of the past.
3. (finance)
a. stability
El país está experimentando un muy bienvenido periodo de estabilidad económica.The country is going through a very welcome period of economic stability.
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seguridad(
seh
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goo
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ree
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dahd
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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. (absence of danger)
a. safety
Los bomberos evacuaron el edificio por motivos de seguridad.Firemen evacuated the building for safety reasons.
2. (protection)
a. security
Se requiere que todos en el avión tomen estas medidas de seguridad.Everyone on the airplane is required to take these security measures.
3. (stability)
a. security
Este trabajo me da la seguridad económica que necesito.This job gives me the financial security I need.
4. (sureness)
a. certainty
Tengo la seguridad de haber obrado bien.I can say with certainty that I have acted correctly.
b. conviction
Ella siempre protesta con seguridad cuando alguien no la trata con respeto.She always speaks up with conviction when someone doesn't treat her with respect.
5. (assurance)
a. confidence
Puedo decir con seguridad completa que el trabajo es tuyo.I can say with full confidence that the job is yours.
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