descent

descent(
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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. (act of descending)
a. el descenso
(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 plane will begin its descent 30 minutes prior to landing.El avión comenzará el descenso 30 minutos antes de aterrizar.
b. la bajada
(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 hikers' descent into the canyon was unforgettable.La bajada de los excursionistas al fondo del cañón fue inolvidable.
2. (slope)
a. la cuesta
(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 cyclists coasted down the descent.Los ciclistas rodaron por la cuesta sin pedalear.
b. la pendiente
(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 final descent of the bicycle race is two miles long.La pendiente final de la carrera de bicicletas es de dos millas.
3. (attack)
a. la incursión
(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)
Roadside bombs delayed the invading troops' descent on the city.Bombas de carretera retrasaron la incursión de las tropas invasoras a la ciudad.
4. (extraction)
a. la ascendencia
(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)
Ivan is of Russian descent and his wife is of Spanish descent.Iván es de ascendencia rusa y su esposa de ascendencia española.
b. el linaje
(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)
This genealogy software helped Hubert find out he's of German descent.Este software de genealogía ayudo a que Hubert descubriera que es de linaje alemán.
5. (decline)
a. el descenso
(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 steep descent in gas prices surprised the economists.El abrupto descenso en los precios del combustible sorprendió a los economistas.
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descent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (way down)
a. el descenso
(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)
2. (ancestry)
a. la ascendencia
(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)
descent [dɪˈsent]
noun
1 (going down) descenso (m); bajada (f); (slope) cuesta (f); pendiente (f); (fall) descenso (m);in de;
2 (raid) ataque (m);on sobre; incursión (f);on en
3 (ancestry) ascendencia (f);from de
of Italian descent de ascendencia italiana; line of descent linaje (m); he claimed descent from Peter the Great afirmaba descender de Pedro el Grande
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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