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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (anger)
a. fury
Al verlo pegarle al niño, me invadió un furor que me impedía hablar.When I saw him hitting the child, I was overcome by a fury that left me speechless.
b. rage
Cuando José supo que Marta llevaba años mintiéndole, lo invadió el furor.When José found out that Marta had been lying to him for years, he was filled with rage.
2. (enthusiasm)
a. passion
El furor por las terapias alternativas no es una moda pasajera.The passion for alternative therapies is not a passing fad.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Los smartphones y las redes sociales causan furor desde hace años.Smartphones and social networks have been all the rage for some years.
El nuevo videojuego hace furor en Japón, donde cuenta con miles de jugadores.The new video game is a huge sensation in Japan, boasting thousands of players.
3. (intense activity)
a. frenzy
Ganó una fortuna en la época del furor que provocó la burbuja punto com.He made a fortune around the time of the frenzy of the dot com bubble.
b. furor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estalló el furor cuando se publicaron en la prensa los documentos filtrados.The leaked documents caused a furor when they were published by the press.
c. furore (United Kingdom)
El furor que provocó el hecho de que no se castigara a los asesinos derivó en una investigación oficial.The furore over the failure to bring the killers to justice led to a public inquiry.
4. (force)
a. fury
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g., sex, once upon a time).
La tormenta por fin había agotado su furor.The storm had at last spent its fury.
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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. (enfado)
a. fury, rage
2. (ímpetu)
a. fever, urge
hacer furorto be all the rage
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1 (ira) fury; rage; (pasión) frenzy; passion
dijo con furor he said furiously
furor uterino nymphomania
2 (afición) rage
hacer furor to be all the rage (familiar); be a sensation; tener furor por (Latinoamérica) to have a passion for
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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