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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (general)
a. self-denial
¡Jamás olvidaremos el sacrificio y la abnegación de los patriotas que lucharon por la independencia!We shall never forget the sacrifice and self-denial of the patriots who fought for our independence!
b. abnegation
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Admiro la abnegación del párroco y lo determinado que está en ayudar a los más necesitados.I admire the abnegation of the chaplain and his determination to help the less fortunate.
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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. abnegation, self-denial
self-denial; abnegation (formal)
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