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alocución
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alocución(
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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.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(general)
a. speech
La alocución del ministro se caracterizó por lo que muchos calificaron de optimismo excesivo.The minister's speech was characterized by what many described as excessive optimism.
b. address
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
En la alocución a sus seguidores, el líder les exhortó a la moderación.In his address to his followers, the leader exhorted them to moderation.
c. allocution
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Tras la alocución del fiscal y la defensa, el jurado se retiró a deliberar.After the defense and the district attorney's allocution, the jury retired to consider its verdict.
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alocución
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. address, speech
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alocución
speech; address; allocution (formal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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