desdoblamiento
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desdoblamiento(
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doh
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myehn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (unfurling)
a. unfolding
Seis marineros están a cargo del desdoblamiento e izada de la inmensa vela mayor del velero.Six sailors are in charge of the unfolding and hoisting of the sailboat's huge mainsail.
2. (division)
a. splitting
La lactosa es más fácil de digerir por el proceso de desdoblamiento que se produce en el intestino delgado.Lactose is made easier to digest by the process of splitting it undergoes in the small intestine.
3. (transport)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
El desdoblamiento de la carretera facilitará el tráfico en esta zona tan congestionada.Converting the road into a divided highway will ease the traffic in this congested area.
El Ministerio de Transporte autorizó el desdoblamiento de la carretera al mar.The Department of Transportation authorized the widening of the road down to the seashore.
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desdoblamiento
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de objeto)
a. unfolding
2. (de imagen, personalidad)
a. splitting
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desdoblamiento
1 [de carreteras] widening
2
desdoblamiento de la personalidad split personality
3 (Escol) [de grupos] splitting into two
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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