absorption
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absorption(
uhb
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zawrp
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shuhn
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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. (act of absorbing)
a. la absorción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This new car is equipped with better shock absorption.Este nuevo carro está equipado con mejor absorción de impactos.
2. (concentration)
a. la concentración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My boss noticed my absorption in my work and gave me a promotion.Mi jefe observó en mi concentración en el trabajo y me dio un ascenso.
b. el ensimismamiento
(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).
Susie's absorption in her study isolated her from her friends.El ensimismamiento de Susie en el estudio la aisló de sus amigos.
3. (commerce)
a. la absorción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
As part of the absorption, the company transferred its property to the other firm.Como parte de la absorción, la empresa transfirió sus propiedades a la otra firma.
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absorption [əbˈzɔːpʃən]
noun
(Comm) also absorción (f)
modifier
absorption costing (n) cálculo (m) del costo de absorción
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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