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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (mechanics)
a. mechanism
El mecanismo de la polea es tremendamente sencillo y eficaz.The mechanism of a pulley is tremendously simple and effective.
2. (procedure)
a. mechanism
El banco central activará los mecanismos necesarios para impedir la subida de los precios.The central bank will activate the necessary mechanisms to prevent prices from going up.
3. (psychology)
a. mechanism
Es difícil determinar los mecanismos que nos llevan a cometer una y otra vez los mismos errores.It's difficult to determine the mechanisms that move us to make once and again the same mistakes.
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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. (de rueda, reloj)
a. mechanism
2. (procedimiento)
a. mechanism
3. (psychology)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
mecanismo de defensadefense mechanism
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1 [de reloj, cerradura, fusil] mechanism
mecanismo de dirección steering gear
mecanismo de seguridad safety mechanism
2 (procedimiento) mechanism
el mecanismo electoral the electoral procedure
mecanismo de defensa defence mechanism
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