gravamen
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The plural of "gravamen" is "gravamina" or "gravamens."
gravamen(
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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. (legal)
a. el fundamento principal de la acusación
(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).
While Dean is suspected of many other crimes, the gravamen against him is tax fraud.Aunque se sospecha que Dean cometió muchos crímenes más, el fundamento principal de la acusación es el fraude fiscal.
b. el grueso
(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).
The lawsuit focuses on racial discrimination as the gravamen of the worker's claim against the company.La demanda se enfoca en la discriminación racial que es el grueso de la queja del empleado contra la empresa.
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gravamen [ɡrəˈveɪmen]
noun
gravamina (plural) [ɡrəˈvæmɪnə] (Jur) fundamento principal de una acusación
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gravamen
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gravamen
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (impuesto)
a. tax
2. (obligación moral)
a. burden
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gravamen
1 (impuesto) tax
exento de gravamen exempt from tax; libre de gravamen free of tax; tax-free
sostiene que el barco lo ha comprado con el dinero de una idemnización por accidente que le pagaron hace varios años y por lo tanto debiera estar exento de gravamen. Hacienda le ha contestado que...
2 [de aduanas] duty
3 (carga) burden; obligation; (Jur) lien; encumbrance
libre de gravamen free from encumbrances; unencumbered
gravamen bancario banker's lien
gravamen del vendedor vendor's lien
gravamen general general lien
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