folly
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folly(
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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. (absurdity)
a. la locura
(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).
Benjamin Franklin wrote about the folly of militarized policing over 200 years ago.Benjamin Franklin escribió acerca de la locura que significa una policía militarizada hace más de 200 años.
2. (architecture)
a. el capricho
(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).
William's great grandfather built the folly in the garden that looks like a Chinese temple.El bisabuelo de William construyó en el jardín el capricho que parece un templo chino.
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folly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la locura
(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).
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folly [ˈfɒlɪ]
noun
1 (foolishness, act of folly) locura (f)
it would be folly to do it sería una locura hacerlo
2 (Archit) disparate (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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