artifice
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artifice(
ar
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duh
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fihs
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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 artificio
(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).
I think he's a master manipulator who will use any manner of artifice to trick people.A mí él me parece un manipulador de primera, dispuesto a utilizar cualquier tipo de artificio para engañar a los demás.
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artifice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el artificio
(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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artifice [ˈɑːtɪfɪs]
noun
1 (cunning) habilidad (f); ingenio (m)
2 (trick) artificio (m); ardid (m); (strategem) estratagema (f)
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artífice
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el artífice, la artífice(
ahr
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tee
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fee
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seh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (author)
a. maker
Tú eres el artífice de tu propia suerte.You are the maker of your own luck.
b. architect
La directora de la campaña fue la artífice del triunfo del candidato.The campaign manager was the architect of the candidate's win.
2. (artisan)
a. craftsman (masculine)
El Sr. Pérez es el artífice de las estatuas talladas en madera que tenemos a la entrada de la casa.Mr. Perez is the craftsman who made the carved statues we have at the front of the house.
b. craftswoman (feminine)
El trabajo de las artífices que tejen estas mochilas es muy detallado y minucioso.The work the craftswomen who weave these backpacks do is very detailed and meticulous.
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artífice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. architect
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
artífice
(Arte) artist; craftsman/craftswoman; (hacedor) maker; (inventor) inventor
el artífice de la victoria the architect of victory
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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