importance
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importance(
ihm
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pawr
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tuhns
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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. (significance)
a. la importancia
(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).
We have to acknowledge the importance of good nutrition.Tenemos que reconocer la importancia de una buena nutrición.
2. (status)
a. la importancia
(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).
We're not discussing the importance of his work in music, but its repercussion.No estamos discutiendo la importancia de su obra en la música, sino su repercusión.
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importance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la importancia
(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).
it is of no great importanceno tiene mucha importancia
to attach importance to somethingdar importancia a algo
to be full of one's own importancedarse aires, estar pagado(a) de sí mismo(a)
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importance [ɪmˈpɔːtəns]
noun
importancia (f)
to be of great/little importance ser de gran/escasa importancia; tener mucha/poca importancia
to attach great importance to sth conceder or dar mucha importancia a algo
to be of no importance carecer de importancia; no tener importancia
to be full of one's own importance darse ínfulas; creerse muy importante
to be of some importance ser de cierta importancia; tener cierta importancia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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