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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (consternation)
a. shock
Todos sentimos una gran conmoción cuando nos enteramos de la muerte del cantante.We all felt a big shock when we heard about the death of the singer.
2. (medicine)
a. concussion
El golpe que recibió Nina en la cabeza cuando jugaba fútbol pudo causarle una conmoción.The blow Nina got on her head while playing soccer could have caused her a concussion.
3. (geology)
a. shock
El terremoto produjo una fuerte conmoción que derribó edificios.The earthquake caused a strong shock that tumbled buildings down.
4. (politics)
a. upheaval
La policía antimotines está tratando de apaciguar la conmoción.The riot police is trying to appease the upheaval.
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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. (física o psíquica)
a. shock
conmoción cerebralconcussion
2. (trastorno, disturbio)
a. upheaval
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1 (Geología) shock; tremor
2 (Med)
conmoción cerebral concussion
3 (perturbación) shock
producir una conmoción desagradable a algn to give sb a nasty shock
4 (Política) disturbance
una conmoción social a social upheaval
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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