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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. (tolerance)
a. indulgence
A pesar de lo terrible que se había comportado Carlos, su abuelo le mostró cierta indulgencia.Despite the terrible way Carlos had behaved, his grandfather treated him with a degree of indulgence.
2. (mercy)
a. leniency
El acusado espera que la reconocida indulgencia del juez le permitirá a salir de la cárcel en poco tiempo.The accused is hoping the judge's well-known leniency will allow him to get out of jail shorlty.
3. (religious)
a. indulgence
Selena quiere peregrinar al Vaticano para pedir indulgencia por sus pecados.Selena wants to make a pilgrimage to the Vatican to ask for the indulgence of her sins.
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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. indulgence
indulgencia plenariaplenary indulgence
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1 (tolerancia) también (Religión) indulgence
proceder sin indulgencia contra algn to proceed ruthlessly against sb
indulgencia plenaria plenary indulgence
2 (para perdonar) leniency
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