fledgling
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fledgling(
flehj
-
lihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el polluelo
(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 fledgling fell from the nest after trying to fly for the first time.El polluelo se cayó del nido tras tratar de volar por primera vez.
The fledglings are in their nest chirping loudly.Los polluelos están en su nido piando ruidosamente.
2. (inexperienced person)
a. el novato
(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).
, la novata
(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 older lawyers didn't take Clarice seriously. They said she was just a fledgling.Los abogados mayores no tomaron en serio a Clarice. Dijeron que era sólo una novata.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (inexperienced)
a. incipiente
Iraq was a fledgling democracy after the ouster of Saddam Hussein.Irak fue una democracia incipiente tras la expulsión de Saddam Hussein.
b. novato
A fledgling filmmaker has presented one this year's most compelling films at Cannes.Un cineasta novato ha presentado una de las películas más atractivas de este año en Cannes.
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fledgling
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (young bird)
a. el polluelo
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (fig)
a. novato(a) (person)
3. (company, state)
a. naciente
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fledgling
fledgeling
[ˈfledʒlɪŋ]
noun
(young bird) pajarito (m); novatoanovata (m) (f);a novata
modifier
[+democracy, writer] en ciernes; [+company, industry] joven;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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