anathema
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anathema(
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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. (religion)
a. el anatema
(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).
Anathema is no longer a penalty used under the laws of the Catholic Church.La anatema ya no es un castigo usado bajo las leyes de la Iglesia católica.
2. (something abhorrent)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Even his face is anathema to me. Ask him to go, now!Hasta su cara es inaguantable. ¡Pídele que se vaya, ahora!
The new tax is anathema to the conservatives who campaigned against it, but there is no other option under consideration.La propuesta de impuestos resulta odiosa para los conservadores que han luchado en contra de la misma, pero no hay ninguna otra opción bajo consideración.
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anathema
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religion)
a. el anatema
(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. (repellent)
a.
the very idea was anathema to herla sola idea le resultaba repugnante
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anathema [əˈnæθɪmə]
noun
1 (Rel) anatema (m)
2
he is anathema to me no lo puedo ver; para mí es inaguantable; the idea is anathema to her para ella la idea es una abominación; la idea le resulta odiosa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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