intimacy

intimacy(
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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. (closeness)
a. la intimidad
(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)
Communication is really important to achieve intimacy in a relationship or friendship.La comunicación es muy importante para lograr intimidad en una relación o amistad.
2. (sexual relations)
a. las relaciones íntimas
(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)
The only time there was intimacy between them, Lena got pregnant.La única vez que mantuvieron relaciones íntimas, Lena quedó embarazada.
b. la intimidad
(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)
Shirley and Albert planned a night of intimacy when Albert's parents took the children for the night.Shirley y Albert planearon una noche de intimidad cuando los padres de Albert se llevaron a los niños por esa noche.
3. (intimate atmosphere)
a. la intimidad
(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)
Let's not discuss that at work. We'll talk about it when we're in the intimacy of our home.No hablemos de eso en el trabajo. Ya hablaremos cuando estemos en la intimidad de nuestro hogar.
4. (understanding)
a. el profundo conocimiento
(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)
Dr. Cueto was hired to analyze the water systems for her intimacy with hydrology and biology.La doctora Cueto fue contratada para analizar los sistemas de agua por su profundo conocimiento de la hidrología y la biología.
b. la familiaridad
(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)
The author is a geologist, and his novel reflects his intimacy with the subject.El autor es geólogo, y su novela refleja su familiaridad con el tema.
intimacies
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (private comments)
a. las intimidades
(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)
Refugees shared intimacies with a reporter about their daily lives on their journey to Germany.Unos refugiados compartieron con un periodista intimidades sobre su vida cotidiana en su viaje a Alemania.
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intimacy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of relationship, atmosphere)
a. la intimidad
(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)
2. (euph)
a. la relaciones (sexuales)
(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)
(sexual)
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intimacy [ˈɪntɪməsɪ]
noun
1 (closeness) intimidad (f)
I read the letter in the intimacy of my bedroom leí la carta en la intimidad de mi habitación; there had never been any sexual intimacy between them nunca habían mantenido relaciones íntimas; the intimacy of his knowledge on the subject su profundo conocimiento de la materia
2 intimacies (spoken) intimidades (f); (sexual) intimidad (f) (física); proximidad (f) (física)
she treasured the memory of the intimacies they had shared the intimacies of the previous night they leaned over the table exchanging intimacies
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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