amputation
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amputation(
ahm
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pyu
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tey
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shihn
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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. (medicine)
a. la amputación
(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).
Because of the lack of medical knowledge, amputations were quite common during the Civil War.Por la falta de conocimiento médico, las amputaciones eran bastante comunes durante la guerra de Secesión.
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amputation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la amputación
(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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amputation [ˌæmpjʊˈteɪʃən]
noun
amputación (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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