disease
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disease(
dih
-
ziz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. la enfermedad
(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).
Obesity is a disease that affects millions of people.La obesidad es una enfermedad que afecta a millones de personas.
b. la afección
(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).
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.Las afecciones cardíacas son la causa principal de muerte tanto entre hombres como mujeres.
c. la dolencia
(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).
It is a very serious disease.Se trata de una dolencia muy grave.
2. (negative aspect)
a. la enfermedad
(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).
Violence is a social disease and it should be treated as such.La violencia es una enfermedad social y debe ser tratada como tal.
b. el mal
(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).
In my opinion, superficiality is the greatest disease of our time.A mi parecer, la superficialidad es el gran mal de nuestro tiempo.
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disease
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la enfermedad
(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).
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disease [dɪˈziːz]
noun
enfermedad (f); mal (m); enfermedad (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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