facet
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facet(
fah
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siht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (face of a polyhedron)
a. la faceta
(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 reflection of light through the diamond's facets reveals the inner brilliance of the stone.Los reflejos de las luz a través de las facetas del diamante revelan el brillo interior de la piedra.
2. (feature)
a. la faceta
(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).
Once you get to know Louise, you'll realize there are many hidden facets to her character.Una vez que conozcas a Louise, te darás cuenta de que su personalidad tiene muchas facetas ocultas.
b. el aspecto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The abolition of exchange controls is a key facet of the government's new economic policy.La abolición del control de cambios es un aspecto clave de la nueva política económica del gobierno.
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facet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of gem, situation)
a. la faceta
(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).
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facet [ˈfæsɪt]
noun
(feature) faceta (f); aspecto (m); [of gem] lado (m); faceta (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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