fragility
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fragility(
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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. (quality of being breakable)
a. la fragilidad
(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).
Because of its fragility, the manuscript can only be handled under supervision.Por su fragilidad, solo se puede manejar el manuscrito bajo supervisión.
2. (instability)
a. la precariedad
(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).
We are aware of the fragility of the ceasefire. Violence could flare up at any moment.Somos conscientes de la precariedad del alto el fuego. La violencia podría estallar en cualquier momento.
b. la fragilidad
(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).
Ecologists are saying that, given the fragility of this ecosystem, no construction should take place in the area.Los ecologistas dicen que, dada la fragilidad de este ecosistema, no se debe construir sobre este terreno.
3. (frailty)
a. la debilidad
(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).
(of a person)
Her father's fragility was now evident. He could no longer walk without sticks.La debilidad de su padre era manifiesta. Ya no podía caminar sin bastón.
b. la precariedad
(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).
(of health)
Due to the fragility of her health, Mrs. Scott has had to cancel all engagements.Dada la precariedad de su salud, la señora Scott tuvo que cancelar todos sus compromisos.
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fragility
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la fragilidad
(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).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
fragility [frəˈdʒɪlɪtɪ]
noun
1 (breakable nature) [of object] fragilidad (f)
2 (delicacy, fineness) [of plant, beauty, person] delicadeza (f)
3 (frailty) [of person] debilidad (f); [of health] precariedad (f)
there was an air of fragility about her Helen's emaciated fragility was very obvious She had this mixture of incredible fragility and extraordinary toughness the fragility of her health means she cannot get out very much
4 (instability) [of relationship] fragilidad (f); precariedad (f)
there were clear indications of the extreme fragility of the Right-wing coalition he told them of the fragility of his marriage the fragility of European union has been exposed when circumstances changed the fragility of their friendship became more apparent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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