fuga

fuga(
foo
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gah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (getaway)
a. escape
Los oficiales no pudieron evitar la fuga de sus tropas durante la batalla.The officers couldn't stop the escape of their troops during the fight.
b. jailbreak
Debido a la fuga de varios reos, se pide a los residentes mantenerse vigilantes.Due to the jailbreak of various inmates, residents are asked to remain vigilant.
c. elopement (of lovers)
Tras su fuga a Costa Rica, Maria y José no volvieron a comunicarse con sus padres por un año.After their elopement to Costa Rica, Maria and Jose didn't get in touch with their parents for a year.
2. (leakage)
a. leak
El inodoro tiene una fuga. ¿Puedes repararlo?The toilet has a leak. Can you fix it?
3. (music)
a. fugue
La orquesta sinfónica interpretó una fuga de un compositor español barroco.The symphony orchestra played a fugue by a Baroque Spanish composer.
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fuga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (huida)
a. escape
darse a la fugato take flight
fuga de cerebrosbrain drain
2. (escape)
a. leak
3. (music)
a. fugue
fuga
1 (gen) flight; escape; [de enamorados] elopement
darse a la o ponerse en fuga to flee; take flight; poner al enemigo en fuga to put the enemy to flight; le aplicaron la ley de fuga(s) he was shot while trying to escape
fuga de capitales flight of capital (abroad)
fuga de cerebros brain drain
fuga de(l) domicilio running away from home
en España y durante 1990, se han registrado 2.078 fugas de domicilio de personas menores de dieciséis años. Existe una tendencia al descenso del número de niñas que llegan a la justicia, ya que en la actualidad ya no se considera delito la [insumisión] a la patria potestad, la conducta desordenada o las [fugas del domicilio.]
fuga de la cárcel escape from prison; jailbreak
2 [de gas] leak; escape
3 (ardor) ardour; ardor; (EEUU) impetuosity
fuga
(Música) fugue
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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