composition
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composition(
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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. (constitution)
a. la composición
(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).
Immigration has changed the cultural composition of the community.La inmigración cambió la composición cultural de la comunidad.
2. (piece of music)
a. la composición
(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).
"Nuages" is one of Django Reinhardt's most famous compositions."Nuages" es una de las composiciones más famosas de Django Reinhardt.
3. (art of making music)
a. la composición
(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 studied composition at the music academy.Estudió composición en el conservatorio.
4. (literature)
a. la composición
(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 poet wrote his first composition when he was 20 years old.El poeta escribió su primera composición a los 20 años.
b. la redacción
(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).
(school assignment)
The composition we were assigned should be written in informal Spanish.La redacción que nos mandaron debe estar escrita en un español informal.
5. (art)
a. la composición
(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 fresco presents a complex composition and brilliant colors.El fresco presenta una composición compleja y colores brillantes.
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composition
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (piece of music, act of composing)
a. la composición
(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).
2. (essay)
a. la redacción
(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).
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composition [ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən]
noun
1 (Mús) (act of composing, thing composed) composición (f); (Literat) redacción (f)
2 (Art) (make-up) composición (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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composition book
la libreta de composición
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