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depression

USAGE NOTE
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in the proper noun.
depression(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (illness)
a. la depresión
(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)
She's always sad because she struggles with depression.Siempre está triste porque sufre de depresión.
b. el abatimiento
(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)
I saw the news and now I'm in a terrible depression.Vi las noticias y ahora estoy sumida en un abatimiento terrible.
2. (geology)
a. la depresión
(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)
There are some depressions caused by erosion.Existen algunas depresiones causadas por la erosión.
3. (finance)
a. la depresión
(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)
The country is going through a depression and people are losing their jobs.El país está pasando por una depresión y la gente está perdiendo su trabajo.
b. la crisis
(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)
A drop in the price of crude oil led to a depression in some petroleum-exporting nations.Una caída en el precio del crudo llevó a una crisis en algunos países exportadores de petróleo.
4. (weather)
a. la depresión
(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)
A depression has formed over the Caribbean that threatens to strengthen into a hurricane.Se formó una depresión sobre el Caribe que amenaza con profundizarse y convertirse en un huracán.
Depression
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
5. (finance)
a. la Gran Depresión
(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)
During the Depression, American families had to adapt to new social and economic conditions.Durante la Gran Depresión, las familias estadounidenses debieron adaptarse a nuevas condiciones sociales y económicas.
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depression
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of person, economy)
a. la depresión
(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)
2. (meteorology)
a. la depresión atmosférica, zona de bajas presiones
(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)
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depression [dɪˈpreʃən]
noun
1 (dejection) depresión (f); abatimiento (m)
2 (Metal) depresión (f)
3 (Economics) depresión (f); crisis (f) (económica)
the Depression la Depresión
4 (hollow) (in surface) depresión (f); (in ground, road) bache (m); hoyo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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