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"Lasting" is an adjective which is often translated as "duradero", and "durable" is an adjective which is also often translated as "duradero". Learn more about the difference between "lasting" and "durable" below.
lasting(
lahs
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dihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (enduring)
a. duradero
I haven't maintained a lot of lasting friendships from my childhood.No he conservado muchas amistades duraderas de mi infancia.
b. perdurable
The first time I danced salsa had a really lasting impression on me.La primera vez que bailé salsa me causó una impresión perdurable.
c. eterno (shame)
The chili incident in the school lunch room was a moment of lasting shaming for me.El episodio del chile con carne en el comedor de la escuela fue un momento de eterna vergüenza para mi.
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durable(
duhr
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uh
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buhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lasting)
a. duradero
The leaders hope to finally achieve a durable peace with this treaty.Los líderes esperan lograr finalmente una paz duradera con este tratado.
b. durable
Elementary school teachers know it is essential to have a durable pencil sharpener in the classroom.Los maestros de primaria saben que es esencial tener un sacapuntas durable en el salón de clases.
durables
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (commerce)
a. los bienes de consumo duraderos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A small increase in the price of durables is a positive economic indicator.Un pequeño aumento en el precio de los bienes de consumo duraderos es un indicador económico positivo.
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