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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. (inopportuneness)
a. inappropriateness
Perdón por la inconveniencia de llamarte a la medianoche, pero es una emergencia.I apologize for the inappropriateness of calling you at midnight, but it's an emergency.
b. inconvenience
Por favor, regresen mañana. Perdón por la inconveniencia.Please come back tomorrow. Sorry for the inconvenience.
2. (untimely comment)
a. tactless remark
La inconveniencia que dijiste dejó a todos con la boca abierta.The tactless remark you made left everybody speechless.
3. (error)
a. faux pas
Camila se disculpó por la inconveniencia causada.Camila apologized for the faux pas she made.
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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. (inoportunidad)
a. inappropriateness
2. (comentario)
a. tactless remark
3. (acto)
a. faux pas, mistake
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1 (inoportunidad) inappropriateness
2 (comentario) tactless remark
3 (acto) improper thing to do; wrong thing to do
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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