droppings

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droppings(
dra
-
pihngz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (excrement)
a. el excremento
(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 janitor found rat droppings in the basement.El conserje encontró excremento de rata en el sótano.
dropping
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (falling)
a. decreciente
Dropping crime rates have caused an influx of new residents.La tasa decreciente de crímenes ha provocado una afluencia de nuevos residentes.
b. en descenso
Dropping birth rates are one of the country's major challenges right now.El índice de natalidad en descenso es uno de los mayores desafíos del país en la actualidad.
c. en caída
Dropping costs in shares attracted the investors' attention.Los precios en caída de las acciones atrajeron el interés de los inversionistas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (act of dropping)
a. la caída
(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 dropping of oil prices will affect the nation's economy.La caída en los precios del petróleo afectará la economía del país.
b. 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)
We expect a dropping of prices after the holidays.Esperamos un descenso en los precios después de las vacaciones.
c. el lanzamiento
(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 dropping of the atomic bomb produced negative, long-lasting effects.El lanzamiento de la bomba atómica produjo efectos negativos por mucho tiempo.
4. (legal)
a. la retirada
(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 prisoner was released after the dropping of charges.El prisionero fue liberado tras la retirada de los cargos.
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droppings
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el excrementos
(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)
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droppings [ˈdrɒpɪŋz]
plural noun
[of bird, animal] excrementos (m); cacas (informal) (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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