consequence
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consequence(
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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. (result)
a. la consecuencia
(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).
Many lives were lost as a consequence of the earthquake.Muchas vidas se perdieron como consecuencia del terremoto.
b. el resultado
(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).
Mold is a consequence of long-term dampness.El moho es un resultado de la humedad a largo plazo.
2. (importance)
a. la importancia
(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).
Ben is depressed and feels like nothing in his life is of consequence.Ben está deprimido y siente como si nada en su vida tuviera importancia.
b. la trascendencia
(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).
He has yet to say anything of consequence during his campaign.Todavía no ha dicho nada de trascendencia durante su campaña.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't pay any attention to Irene. She's of no consequence.No le hagas caso a Irene. Es insignificante.
Persia was no longer a player of any consequence on the world scene.Persia había dejado de ser un actor que valiera la pena tener en cuenta en la escena mundial.
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consequence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (result)
a. la consecuencia
(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).
as a consequencecomo consecuencia
in consequenceen consecuencia
to take the consequencesasumir las consecuencias
2. (importance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
of little consequencede poca relevancia
of no consequenceirrelevante
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consequence [ˈkɒnsɪkwəns]
noun
1 (result) consecuencia (f)
to take the consequences aceptar las consecuencias; in consequence por consiguiente; por lo tanto; in consequence of (which) como consecuencia de (lo cual)
2 (importance) importancia (f); trascendencia (f)
it is of no consequence no tiene importancia; es de poca trascendencia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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