expression

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expression(
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spreh
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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. (gesture)
a. la expresión
(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 expression of surprise on his face was priceless.La expresión de sorpresa de su rostro era graciosísima.
2. (linguistics)
a. la expresión
(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)
We're learning everyday expressions in German class.Estamos aprendiendo expresiones cotidianas en la clase de alemán.
3. (demonstration)
a. la expresión
(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 sent me flowers as an expression of her gratitude.Me mandó flores como expresión de su gratitud.
4. (feeling)
a. la expresión
(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)
It was technically good, but you need to put more expression in your music.Técnicamente estuvo bien, pero tienes que poner más expresión en tu música.
5. (mathematics)
a. la expresión
(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)
Evaluate the expression inside the parentheses first.Evalúa la expresión entre paréntesis primero.
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expression
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (facial, verbal)
a. la expresión
(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)
freedom of expressionlibertad de expresión
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expression [ɪksˈpreʃən]
noun
(gen, facial) expresión (f); (feeling) expresión (f); (token) señal (f); (Ling) frase (f); expresión (f)
she had a puzzled expression on her face había una expresión de perplejidad en su rostro; as an expression of gratitude en señal de agradecimiento or gratitud; if you'll pardon the expression con perdón de la expresión
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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