Quick answer
"Weakened" is a form of "weaken", a transitive verb which is often translated as "debilitar". "Weekend" is a noun which is often translated as "el fin de semana". Learn more about the difference between "weakened" and "weekend" below.
weaken
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make weak)
a. debilitar
Lack of use weakened his arm and caused the muscles to atrophy.La falta de uso le debilitó el brazo y le causó que los músculos se atrofiaran.
2. (to dilute)
a. diluir
This drink has a bit too much alcohol. Could you weaken it for me?Esta bebida tiene demasiado alcohol. ¿Me la diluyes?
3. (to undermine)
a. debilitar
When the mayor doesn't adhere to the laws we create, he weakens our authority as policymakers.Cuando el alcalde no cumple las leyes que creamos, debilita nuestra autoridad como políticos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to become weak)
a. debilitarse
If we don't work hard to reduce the national debt, the value of our currency will weaken.Si no nos esforzamos por reducir la deuda nacional, el valor de nuestra moneda se debilitará.
b. flaquear
They stopped going to mass when their faith weakened.Dejaron de ir a misa cuando su fe flaqueó.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (Saturday and Sunday)
a. el fin de semana
(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).
I hope you have a good weekend!¡Espero que tengas un buen fin de semana!
b. el wikén
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Last weekend, we went shopping at the open-air market.El wikén pasado fuimos de compras en el mercado al aire libre.
c. el finde
(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 word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
What are you doing this weekend? - We're going to the disco on Saturday and to the movies on Sunday.¿Qué hacen este finde? - El sábado vamos a la disco y el domingo al cine.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to spend a weekend)
a. pasar el fin de semana
We often weekend by the lake with friends.A menudo pasamos el fin de semana en el lago con amigos.
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