facade
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This word may also be spelled "façade."
facade(
fuh
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sad
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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. (architecture)
a. la fachada
(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).
The facade of the castle is decorated with scenes from some of Aesop's fables.La fachada del castillo está decorada con escenas de algunas de las fábulas de Esopo.
The two facades of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia are dramatically different in style.Las dos fachadas de la Sagrada Familia de Gaudí son radicalmente distintas en cuanto a su estilo.
2. (false appearance)
a. la fachada
(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).
I thought she was the love of my life, but it was all a facade; she only wanted my money.Pensé que era el amor de mi vida, pero fue todo una fachada; solo quería mi dinero.
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façade [fəˈsɑːd]
noun
(Archit) fachada (f); apariencia (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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