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auge
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auge(
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heh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (increase)
a. boom
Muchos inversionistas aprovecharon el auge de la industria de la construcción.Many investors took advantage of the boom in the construction industry.
b. growth
Nuestra compañía de software creció durante el auge de las computadoras en los 90.Our software company expanded during the growth of personal computers in the 90s.
2. (apogee)
a. peak
Su carrera como actor llegó a su auge con la película "Mi vida".His acting career reached its peak with the movie "My life."
b. height
Mis abuelos huyeron de Chile en el auge del régimen de Pinochet.My grandparents fled Chile at the height of Pinochet's regime.
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auge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. ((gen) &)
a. boom
estar en (pleno) augeto be booming
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auge
1 (apogeo) peak
el agroturismo aún no ha alcanzado su auge rural tourism has not yet reached its peak; Internet conocerá su auge en la próxima década the internet will reach its peak in the next decade; está en el auge de su popularidad he is at the peak o height of his popularity; ya ha pasado el auge del tecno the heyday of techno is over
entonces se vivió el auge del nacionalismo independentista el auge de la ópera el 1982 vivió auge del baloncesto en España
2 (ascendencia)
el rápido auge del fundamentalismo the rapid rise of fundamentalism; un momento de auge de la industria a time of industrial growth; una moda en auge an increasingly popular fashion
una tendencia en auge
el feminismo está en auge feminism is increasingly successful o influential; feminism is on the up and up (familiar); el sector turístico está en pleno auge tourism is booming o experiencing a boom; una empresa en pleno auge a firm in full expansion
el ecologismo cobra o toma auge
3 (Astronomía) apogee
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