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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. (general)
a. el objeto
(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).
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artefact [ˈɑːtɪfækt]
1 (object) artefacto (m)
2 (product) producto (m); (accident) accidente (m)
in experiment etc
Much of what we find beautiful may be an accident of nature, an artefact of the way we recognize things IQ was a meaningless artefact of the figures, not related to actual intelligence Ratings for 'calm' were significantly correlated with neutral face and sex of teacher (female teachers being rated calmer—probably an artefact of the slides used)
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