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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
a. la avaricia
(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).
Of the great leader's many vices, avarice proved to be the source of his doom.De los muchos vicios del gran líder, la avaricia resultó ser la fuente de su perdición.
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