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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (discrepancy)
a. gap
El desfase entre las propuestas del comité y las acciones que llevaron a cabo provocaron un gran descontento.The gap between the committee's proposals and the actions they carried out caused considerable dissatisfaction.
2. (physics)
a. phase lag
Casi no se notó durante el discurso, pero había un desfase entre la voz del orador y el micrófono.It was barely noticeable during the speech, but there was a phase lag between the speaker's voice and the microphone.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (diferencia)
a. gap
llevamos un desfase de diez años con respecto a Sueciawe are ten years behind Sweden
desfase horariojet lag
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(diferencia) gap
hay un desfase entre las dos generaciones there's a generation gap
desfase horario jet lag
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