aggravation
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aggravation(
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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. (worsening)
a. el empeoramiento
(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).
Many people have left the country due to the aggravation of already poor economic conditions.Muchas personas se han ido del país debido al empeoramiento de las ya malas condiciones económicas.
b. la agravación
(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 president's reckless comments have caused an aggravation of our relations with China.Los comentarios descuidados del presidente han provocado una agravación de nuestras relaciones con China.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(annoyance)
a. el fastidio
(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).
The aggravation of having to cart his younger siblings around all day had put Antonio in a bad mood.El fastidio de tener que cargar con sus hermanos menores todo el día había puesto a Antonio de mal humor.
b. la irritación
(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 job entails a lot of stress and aggravation, but it pays well.Este trabajo implica mucho estrés e irritación, pero paga bien.
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aggravation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (worsening)
a. el agravamiento m, empeoramiento
(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).
2. (colloquial)
a. la fastidio m, molestia
(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).
(annoyance)
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aggravation [ˌæɡrəˈveɪʃən]
noun
1 (exacerbation) [of problem, situation, illness] agravación (f); empeoramiento (m)
2 (annoyance) irritación (f)
3 (Jur) circunstancia (f) agravante
robbery with aggravation robo (m) agravado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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