captivity

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used without an article.
captivity(
kahp
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tih
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vih
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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. el cautiverio
(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 lion was raised in captivity and then later released into the wild.El león fue criado en cautiverio y después fue puesto en libertad.
b. la cautividad
(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)
Many political dissidents are still being held in captivity.Muchos disidentes políticos aún están en cautividad.
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captivity
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 cautividad
(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)
in captivityen cautividad
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
captivity [kæpˈtɪvɪtɪ]
noun
cautiverio (m); cautividad (f)
after 4 months' captivity after his release from captivity
bred in captivity criado en cautividad; to hold or keep sb in captivity tener a algn en cautividad or en cautiverio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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