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ayuno
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ayuno(
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yoo
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noh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (abstinence of food)
a. fast
Los monjes guardan ayuno ciertos días del año.Monks observe fast on certain days of the year.
b. fasting
El ayuno ayuda a limpiar el organismo de toxinas.Fasting helps cleanse the body of toxins.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(lacking in; used with "de")
a. devoid of
Cree que el hombre moderno está ayuno de cultura espiritual.He thinks modern man is devoid of any spiritual culture.
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ayuno
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. fast
hacer ayunoto fast
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ayuno
fast; fasting
guardar ayuno to fast; día de ayuno fast day
adjective
1 (Religión) etc fasting
2 (privado) deprived
estar ayuno de algo to know nothing about sth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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