A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (gestation)
a. pregnancy
Tiene muchas probabilidades de tener un embarazo múltiple.She has a high probability of having a multiple pregnancy.
2. (awkwardness)
a. embarrassment
Los gritos de su hijo le causaron mucho embarazo.His son's screams caused him great embarrassment.
3. (impediment)
a. hindrance
Sus intentos por ayudarme son más un embarazo que otra cosa.His attempts at helping me are more of a hindrance than anything else.
b. obstacle
En lugar de alentarme, no hacían otra cosa que ponerme embarazos.Instead of encouraging me, they just put obstacles in my path.
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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. (preñez)
a. pregnancy
embarazo no deseadounplanned pregnancy
embarazo psicológicophantom pregnancy
2. (timidez)
a. embarrassment
3. (impedimento)
a. obstacle
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1 [de mujer] pregnancy
durante el embarazo during pregnancy; interrumpir el embarazo to terminate a pregnancy; prueba del embarazo pregnancy test
embarazo ectópico embarazo extrauterino ectopic pregnancy
embarazo involuntario unwanted pregnancy
embarazo múltiple multiple pregnancy
embarazo nervioso phantom pregnancy
embarazo no deseado unwanted pregnancy
embarazo psicológico phantom pregnancy
2 (turbación) embarrassment
nos miró con embarazo she looked at us in embarrassment
3 (estorbo) obstacle; hindrance
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