fiat
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fiat(
fi
-
at
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el fíat
(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).
Bigotry and intolerance cannot be eliminated by fiat.El fanatismo y la intolerancia no se pueden eliminar mediante fíat.
b. el decreto
(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).
Maria complained about the president introducing new regulations by fiat.María se quejó de que el presidente introdujo nuevos reglamentos por decreto.
c. el orden
(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 dictator changed the focus of the country's economy by fiat.El dictador cambió el enfoque de la economía del país por orden.
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fíat
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fíat
fíats (plural)
1 (mandato) official sanction; fiat
2 (consentimiento) consent; blessing
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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