inestabilidad
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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. (wobbliness)
a. instability
La inestabilidad de los cimientos redujo el valor de la casa.The instability of the foundation reduced the value of the house.
b. unsteadiness
Al ver la inestabilidad de la escalera, lo pensamos dos veces antes de mudarnos al apartamento.We thought twice about moving into the apartment when we saw the unsteadiness of the stairway.
2. (lack of stability)
a. instability
En tiempos de inestabilidad política, hay que aferrarse a las instituciones democráticas.In times of political instability, we must cling to democratic institutions.
3. (weather)
a. instability
La inestabilidad del viento hizo que el piloto desviara el rumbo.The instability of the wind made the pilot change course.
4. (psychology)
a. instability
En casos de grave inestabilidad emocional, a veces es necesaria una intervención médica.In cases of serious emotional instability, medical intervention is sometimes necessary.
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inestabilidad
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. instability
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inestabilidad
instability; unsteadiness
inestabilidad laboral lack of job security
Obligaba a redactar, junto con el Reglamento de Régimen Interno, un nuevo Reglamento de Personal que resolviera la situación de [inestabilidad laboral] de más de 3.000 trabajadores del centro.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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