breadth

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breadth(
brehth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (width)
a. el ancho
(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).
(M)
The pond measures two meters in breadth and three in length.El estanque mide dos metros de ancho y tres de largo.
b. la anchura
(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).
(F)
It's hard to imagine the breadth of the lake until you've crossed it.Es difícil concebir la anchura del lago hasta que no lo cruzas.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(extent)
a. la amplitud
(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).
(F)
Leonard has an enormous breadth of knowledge; he's a real Renaissance man.Leonard posee gran amplitud de conocimientos; es un verdadero hombre del Renacimiento.
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breadth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (width)
a. la ancho m, anchura
(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).
(F)
2. (of outlook, understanding)
a. la amplitud
(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).
(F)
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breadth [bretθ]
noun
1 (width) anchura (f); ancho (m)
to be two metres in breadth tener dos metros de ancho
2 [of experience, knowledge] amplitud (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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