futility
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futility(
fyu
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tih
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lih
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di
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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. (general)
a. la futilidad
(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).
At some point, you'll realize the futility of opposing the capitalist system.En algún momento, te darás cuenta de la futilidad de oponerte al sistema capitalista.
b. la inutilidad
(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 king's advisers tried to explain the futility of the war to him.Los consejeros del rey trataron de explicarle la inutilidad de la guerra.
c. lo inútil
The court's decision reminded us the futility of our protest.La decisión de la corte nos recordó lo inútil de nuestra protesta.
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futility
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of attempt, protest)
a. inutilidad
2. (of remark, suggestion)
a. la futilidad
(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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futility [fjuːˈtɪlɪtɪ]
noun
inutilidad (f); lo inútil
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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