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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. (powerlessness)
a. impotence
Las nuevas medidas redujeron a los sindicatos a un estado de impotencia.The new measures reduced the unions to a state of impotence.
b. helplessness
Nos comunicó su sentimiento de impotencia frente a la enfermedad que padecía.She told us of her feeling of helplessness in the face of the illness she had.
2. (medicine)
a. impotence
Algunos medicamentos pueden causar impotencia masculina.Some medication may cause male impotence.
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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. impotence
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1 (para hacer algo) impotence; helplessness
2 (Med) impotence
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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