attitude
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attitude(
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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. (behavior)
a. la actitud
(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).
Teachers tell me that he has a good attitude at school.Los profesores me dicen que tiene buena actitud en el colegio.
2. (disposition)
a. la actitud
(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 have to change your attitude if you want to get a job.Tienes que cambiar de actitud si quieres conseguir un trabajo.
3. (position)
a. la postura
(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).
What is your attitude toward the issue?¿Cuál es tu postura con respecto a este asunto?
4. (affectation)
a. la pose
(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).
She struck an attitude of intense concentration and continued reading.Adoptó una pose de intensa concentración y siguió leyendo.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(self-confidence)
a. el carácter
(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 remember her as a child with attitude.La recuerdo como una niña con carácter.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unhelpful behavior)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. las malas caras
(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 asked her to clean the table and all I got was attitude.Le pedí que limpiara la mesa y todo fueron malas caras.
7. (aviation)
a. la orientación
(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).
The aircraft is equipped with a system that controls its attitude.El avión está dotado de un sistema que controla su orientación.
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attitude
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (opinion, behavior)
a. la actitud
(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).
what's your attitude to abortion?¿cuál es tu actitud or postura ante el aborto?
to take the attitude that…adoptar la actitud de que…
I don't like your attitudeno me gusta tu actitud
2. (commerce)
a.
attitude surveyestudio de la actitud del personal en materia laboral
3. (pose)
a. la postura
(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).
to strike an attitudeadoptar una pose
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attitude [ˈætɪtjuːd]
noun
1 (way of behaving) actitud (f)
you won't get anywhere with that attitude no vas a conseguir nada con esa actitud; I don't like your attitude no me gusta tu actitud; his attitude towards or to me has changed su actitud con respecto a mí ha cambiado; if that's your attitude si te pones en ese plan; attitude of mind disposición (f) de ánimo
2 (position, posture) (mental) postura (f)
the government's attitude is negative la postura del gobierno es negativa; what's your attitude to this? ¿cuál es tu postura a este respeto?
(physical) (posture) postura (f); pose (f)
to strike or adopt an attitude adoptar una pose
3 especially (US) (spirit)
women with attitude mujeres (f) con carácter; mujeres (f) con personalidad
gays with attitude Patti Smith and Janis Joplin did it all years ago and they were women with attitude and talent to have an attitude Billy Baldwin, my co-star, doesn't have an attitude about my being a model because he's used to models A lot of them have an attitude towards the police, especially towards Black policemen No, Whitney doesn't have an attitude. She blamed the hitches on the Florida heat and the technical delays
don't give me attitude, girl! ¡no te me pongas de morros, guapa! (informal)
modifier
attitude problem (n)
to have an attitude problem tener un problema de actitud
He does have an attitude problem and we once had to drop him for disciplinary reasons
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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