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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (impossible)
a. impossbility
La paz en el Medio Oriente parece una imposibilidad.Peace in the Middle East seems like an impossibility.
2. (lack of ability)
a. inability
Su imposibilidad de ser más abierta hace que Rachel sea a veces inalcanzable.Her inability to be more open makes Rachel seem inaccessible at times.
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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. impossibility
su imposibilidad para contestar la preguntahis inability to answer the question
imposibilidad física o materialphysical impossibility
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1 [de suceso, acción] impossibility
2 (incapacidad)
mi imposibilidad para hacerlo my inability to do it
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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