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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. (general)
a. el ajuste
(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).
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fine-tuning [ˌfaɪnˈtjuːnɪŋ]
1 [of engine] puesta (f) a punto
2 [of plans, strategy] matización (f); [of economy] ajuste (m)
Mr Smith has always maintained that the fine tuning of the economy would have to wait for his first Budget
[of text] últimos retoques (m)
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