famine
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famine(
fah
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mihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lack of food)
a. la hambruna
(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 Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852.La Gran Hambruna fue un período de hambre, enfermedad y emigración masiva que tuvo lugar en Irlanda entre 1845 y 1852.
b. el hambre
(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).
There are groups of volunteers bringing food into the country to combat the famine.Hay grupos de voluntarios trayendo alimentos al país para combatir el hambre.
2. (scarcity)
a. la escasez
(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).
There's a famine of job opportunities that is causing a mass migration.Hay una escasez de oportunidades de empleo que está causando una migración en masa.
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famine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la hambruna
(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).
famine reliefayuda humanitaria contra el hambre
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famine [ˈfæmɪn]
noun
(hunger) hambruna (f); (shortage) escasez (f);
modifier
famine relief (n) ayuda (f) contra el hambre
...the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front agreed last month to allow famine relief to cross battle lines Yesterday, the International Red Cross began bringing in famine relief overland This is not another appeal for famine relief
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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