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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (technique)
a. writing
Siempre me ha gustado ver la escritura bonita y fluida de mi abuelo con plumilla.I always loved seeing my grandfather's beautiful, fluid writing with a fountain pen.
b. handwriting
Es difícil leer su mala escritura.It's hard to read his bad handwriting.
2. (system of signs)
a. script
El mago empezó a leer el tomo que estaba escrito en una escritura antigua.The wizard began to read from the tome, which was written in an ancient script.
b. writing
La escritura árabe se lee de derecha a izquierda.Arabic writing is read from right to left.
3. (legal)
a. deed
La escritura del inmueble prohíbe que se divida el terreno en partes.The deed of the property prohibits the land from being split into pieces.
4. (religious)
a. scripture
Los diez mandamientos forman parte de la Sagrada Escritura.The ten commandments are part of the Holy Scripture.
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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. (técnica)
a. writing
2. (sistema de signos)
a. script
escritura hebreaHebrew script
3. (law)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
4. (religion)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Sagrada Escritura, Sagradas EscriturasHoly Scripture
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1 (sistema de comunicación) writing; [de individuo] writing; handwriting
tiene malísima escritura her writing o handwriting is terrible; no acierto a leer su escritura I can't read his writing o handwriting; escritura a máquina typing
escritura aérea skywriting
escritura automática automatic writing
escritura corrida longhand
escritura fonética phonetic script
escritura normal longhand
2 (tipo de código) writing; script
escritura china Chinese writing; Chinese script
Sagrada Escritura Scripture; Holy Scripture
4 (Jur) deed
escritura de aprendizaje indenture
escritura de propiedad title deed
escritura de seguro insurance certificate
escritura de traspaso conveyance; deed of transfer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "escritura"
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escritura cuneiforme
cuneiform script
escritura de traspaso
deed of assignment
lectura y escritura
reading and writing
taller de escritura
writing workshop
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