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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (clarification)
a. la explicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The teacher's explanations are always clear and engaging.Las explicaciones de la maestra son siempre claras e interesantes.
b. la aclaración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I found the explanation of the mystery in the last episode of the series utterly ridiculous.A mí la aclaración del misterio en el último episodio de la serie me pareció de lo más ridícula.
2. (reason)
a. la explicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She left without an explanation.Se marchó sin ninguna explicación.
We're not going to leave things like this. We demand an explanation.Esto no puede quedar así. Exigimos una explicación.
b. la justificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There is no possible explanation for such behavior.No existe justificación posible para ese comportamiento.
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explanation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la explicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to give an explanation of somethingexplicar algo
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explanation [ˌekspləˈneɪʃən]
noun
(act, statement) explicación (f); [of plan] explicación (f); exposición (f); [of problem, mystery] aclaración (f); (excuse) disculpa (f)
what is the explanation of this? ¿cómo se explica esto?; there must be some explanation tiene que haber alguna explicación; to offer or give an explanation dar explicaciones; they gave no explanation for the delay no dieron ninguna explicación por el retraso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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