apprehension
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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. (fear)
a. la aprensión
(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).
I wouldn't say that I have a phobia of flying, but I do have some apprehension about it.Yo no diría que tengo fobia a volar, pero sí que me produce cierta aprensión.
b. el temor
(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).
Our apprehension is that there won't be enough time to make the project happen.Nuestro temor es que no haya suficiente tiempo para hacer realidad el proyecto.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(arrest)
a. la detención
(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).
Local residents were relieved to hear of the apprehension of the escaped criminals.Los residentes locales se sintieron aliviados al enterarse de la detención de los criminales fugados.
b. la captura
(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).
There is a reward out for the apprehension of Mr. Cavendish.Se ofrece una recompensa por la captura del Sr. Cavendish.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(understanding)
a. la comprensión
(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).
You need some knowledge of economics for a proper apprehension of the topic.Se necesitan ciertos conocimientos de economía para una correcta comprensión del tema.
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apprehension
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fear)
a. la aprensión
(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).
2. (law)
a. la detención f, aprehensión
(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).
(arrest)
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apprehension [ˌæprɪˈhenʃən]
noun
1 (fear) aprensión (f); temor (m)
she was filled with apprehension at the prospect le invadía el temor ante esa perspectiva
he was seized with a dreadful sense of apprehension
my chief apprehension is that ... mi mayor temor es que
2 (awareness) comprensión (f)
...the sudden apprehension of something familiar as something alien They think words interfere with the direct apprehension of reality
3 (arrest) detención (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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