el distanciamiento
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (film and theatre)
a. distancing effect
El distanciamiento en cine y teatro a veces se logra mediante la apelación directa al público.The distancing effect in film and theatre is sometimes achieved by directly addressing the audience.
2. (act of distancing)
a. distance
El distanciamiento entre ellos se acrecentaba a diario y empezó a afectar su relación.The distance between them grew daily and began to affect their relationship.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Tras la muerte de mi abuelo, surgió un distanciamiento entre mi padre y su familia.After my grandfather's death my father and his family drifted apart.
Nuestro distanciamiento político es cada día mayor.Politically, we are growing further apart.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (afectivo)
a. distance, coldness
2. (de opiniones, posturas)
a. distancing
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1 (acto) spacing out
2 (estado) remoteness; isolation
3 (distancia) distance
hay un distanciamiento cada vez mayor entre ellos they are growing further apart every day
distanciamiento generacional generation gap
4 (Teat) (Literat) distancing effect
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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