inversion
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inversion(
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vuhr
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zhuhn
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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. (change of position)
a. la inversión
(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).
The current situation reflects an inversion of traditional roles and gendered expectations.La situación actual refleja una inversión de los roles tradicionales y de las expectativas relativas al sexo.
2. (music)
a. la inversión
(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).
The first inversion of a C chord would be E, G, C.La primera inversión del acorde do sería mi, so, do.
3. (grammar)
a. la inversión
(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).
This question requires the inversion of the subject and verb.Esta pregunta requiere una inversión entre el sujeto y el verbo.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(homosexuality)
a. la inversión
(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).
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
The duke's supposed inversion had been the subject of controversy.La supuesta inversión del duque había sido un tema polémico.
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inversion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la inversión
(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).
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inversion [ɪnˈvɜːʃən]
noun
inversión (f)
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inversión
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inversión(
eem
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behr
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syohn
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (finance)
a. investment
En la última década, las inversiones extranjeras disminuyeron un 13%.Foreign investment in the country declined by 13% in the past decade.
2. (change of position)
a. inversion
Rota la foto hasta que logres una inversión perfecta de 180 grados.Rotate the picture until you get a perfect inversion of 180 degrees.
b. reversal
Cuando discutimos, usamos la inversión de roles para ponernos en la situación del otro y entender su posición.When we argue, we use role reversal to put ourselves in the other person's shoes and understand their position.
3. (allocation)
a. investment
Ordenar los libros en orden alfábetico fue una inversión de tiempo que valió la pena.Sorting the books alphabetically was a worthwhile investment of time.
4. (music)
a. inversion
En la primera inversión, la tónica del acorde pasa a ser la nota más aguda.In the first inversion, the root of the chord becomes the highest note.
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inversión
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (del orden)
a. inversion
2. (de dinero, tiempo)
a. investment
inversión de capitalcapital investment
inversión del exteriorinward investment
inversiones extranjerasforeign investments
inversión en paraíso fiscaloffshore investment
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inversión
1 (Com) (Economía) investment;en in
inversión de capital(es) capital investment
inversiones extranjeras foreign investment
singular
; (s)
2 [de esfuerzo, tiempo] investment
3 [de orden, dirección] inversion; (Electricidad y Eléctronica) reversal; (Automóviles) (Mecánica) reversing
inversión de marcha reversing; backing
inversión sexual homosexuality
inversión térmica temperature inversion
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