calamity

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calamity(
kuh
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lah
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mih
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. la calamidad
(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)
Corporations that had been around for over 100 years were wiped out by the financial calamity.La calamidad financiera aniquiló corporaciones que llevaban existiendo más de 100 años.
b. el desastre
(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 tidal wave that hit the plant wasn't a minor setback. It was a calamity.El maremoto que golpeó la planta no fue un revés menor, fue un desastre.
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calamity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la calamidad
(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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calamity [kəˈlæmɪtɪ]
noun
calamidad (f); desastre (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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