demora
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demora(
deh
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moh
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rah
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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. (hold-up)
a. delay
Perdón por la demora; se me olvidaron las llaves y tuve que regresar por ellas.I'm sorry for the delay; I forgot my keys and had to go back for them.
La demora del vuelo se debe al huracán que está pasando por la costa.The flight delay is due to the hurricane passing through the coast.
2. (nautical)
a. bearing
Es esencial que se tomen demoras precisas al navegar un barco pequeño.It is critical that you take accurate bearings when navigating a small boat.
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demora
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. delay
sin demorawithout delay, immediately
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demora
1 (retraso) delay
sin demora without delay
2 (Náutica) bearing
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