felicitation
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 1).
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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. (used to express congratulations)
a. las felicitaciones
(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).
Warm felicitations to the vice president on her promotion!¡Cálidas felicitaciones a la vice presidenta en su promoción!
2. (the act of expressing good wishes)
a. la felicitación
(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).
During the board meeting, the CEO will extend a special felicitation to the top salesperson of this year.Durante la reunión de la junta, el director general ofrecerá una felicitación especial al vendedor más exitoso de este año.
b. la enhorabuena
(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 Canadian delegate expressed a warm felicitation to the incoming president.El delegado canadiense expresó su enhorabuena al nuevo presidente.
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