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consumption

consumption(
kuhn
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suhmp
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shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (use)
a. el consumo
(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)
Fuel consumption levels have increased in the last five years.Los niveles de consumo de combustible han aumentado en los últimos cinco años.
We are trying to lower our electricity consumption at the office by installing motion sensor lightning.Estamos tratando de bajar el consumo de electricidad en la oficina instalando sistemas de iluminación con sensores de movimiento.
2. (act of consuming)
a. el consumo
(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 consumption of drinks is forbidden in these premises.El consumo de bebidas está prohibido en este local.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(illness)
a. la tisis
(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)
Approximately two million people die of consumption every year.Aproximadamente dos millones de personas mueren de tisis cada año.
b. la consunción
(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)
Is there a vaccine against consumption?¿Existe alguna vacuna contra la consunción?
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consumption
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of goods, resources)
a. el consumo
(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)
unfit for human consumptionno apto(a) para el consumo humano
2. (old-fashioned)
a. la tisis
(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)
(tuberculosis)
consumption [kənˈsʌmpʃən]
noun
1 [of food, fuel etc] (act, amount) consumo (m)
not fit for human consumption [+food] no apto para el consumo humano
2 (tuberculosis) tisis (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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