detachment
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detachment(
dih
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tahch
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mihnt
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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. (impartiality)
a. la objetividad
(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).
Given your history with the defendant, it will be impossible for you to handle this case with detachment.Dado tu historial con el acusado, será imposible que manejes este caso con objetividad.
b. la imparcialidad
(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).
A degree of detachment is necessary for justice.Se necesita cierto grado de imparcialidad para la procuración de justicia.
2. (indifference)
a. la indiferencia
(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).
Sam described the accident with cool detachment.Sam describió el accidente con fría indiferencia.
3. (act of detaching)
a. el desprendimiento
(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).
Freddy suffered a retinal detachment from a punch in the face.Freddy sufrió desprendimiento de la retina tras recibir un golpe a la cara.
b. la separación
(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).
The detachment of the area from the original boundaries of the city will be discussed today.La separación del área de los límites originales de la ciudad se debatirá hoy.
4. (military)
a. el destacamento
(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).
The secretary of defense visited a detachment deployed in the east.El secretario de defensa visitá un destacamento instalado en el este.
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detachment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military unit)
a. el destacamento
(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).
2. (objectivity)
a. la imparcialidad
(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).
with an air of detachmentcon (aire de) despego or desapego
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detachment [dɪˈtætʃmənt]
noun
1 (separation) separación (f); desprendimiento (m)
2 (impartiality) objetividad (f); imparcialidad (f); (indifference) indiferencia (f)
an air of detachment un aire de indiferencia
3 (Mil) destacamento (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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