insistence

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insistence(
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sihs
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tihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. la insistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Her insistence that we take our next vacation in New Jersey was perplexing.Su insistencia en que tomáramos nuestras próximas vacaciones en Nueva Jersey era desconcertante.
b. el empeño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The candidate says there is an insistence from the current government on breaking the law to protect the elite.El candidato dice que hay un empeño en el gobierno actual de incumplir la ley para proteger a la élite.
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insistence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la insistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
at her insistenceante su insistencia
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insistence [ɪnˈsɪstəns]
noun
insistencia (f)
insistence that insistencia en que; empeño en que; his insistence that we should have a drink su insistencia or su empeño en que tomásemos una copa; his insistence that he had switched the light off su insistencia or su empeño en que había apagado la luz
at his/her insistence ante su insistencia
insistence on sth insistencia en algo
his insistence on punctuality su insistencia en la puntualidad; her great insistence on this point su enorme insistencia or su enorme empeño en este punto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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