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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “ground water.”
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el agua subterránea
(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).
Groundwater has been contaminated by nitrates from fertilizers.El agua subterránea se ha contaminado por los nitratos de los fertilizantes.
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groundwater [ˈɡraʊndwɔːtəʳ]
agua (f) subterránea; aguas (f) superficiales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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