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agua potable
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Usage note
Feminine nouns that begin with a stressed "a-" or "ha-" sound in Spanish use the articles "el" and “un” in the singular.
agua potable(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. drinking water
La expedición estaba empezando a quedarse sin víveres y sin agua potable.The expedition was getting short of food supplies and drinking water.
b. potable water
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
Miles de litros de agua potable se pierden en la ciudad por cañerías dañadas.Thousands of liters of potable water are lost through damaged pipes in the city.
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