affinity
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affinity(
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fih
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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. (liking)
a. la afinidad
(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).
The affinity between them was apparent from their first meeting.La afinidad entre ellos se hizo patente desde el momento en que se conocieron.
2. (similarity)
a. la afinidad
(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).
Mathematics has a close affinity with music, its structure and notation.Las matemáticas guardan una gran afinidad con la música, con su estructura y notación.
3. (biochemistry)
a. la afinidad
(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).
The enzyme increases the affinity of calcium for the hormone.El enzima hace que aumente la afinidad del calcio por la hormona.
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affinity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (liking, attraction)
a. la afinidad
(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).
she felt an affinity for such placessentía atracción por ese tipo de lugares
2. (relationship, connection)
a. la afinidad
(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).
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affinity [əˈfɪnɪtɪ]
noun
1 (similarity, relationship) afinidad (f)
A has certain affinities with B entre A y B existe cierta afinidad
2 (liking) simpatía (f)
I feel no affinity whatsoever with or for him no siento ninguna simpatía por él
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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