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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. (quality of old)
a. antiquity
Este aparador es tan caro porque tiene una antigüedad de 100 años.This cupboard is so expensive because it has an antiquity of 100 years.
b. age
La antigüedad de esta casa debe rondar los 70 años.The age of this house must be around 70 years.
2. (long time working)
a. seniority
María tiene una antigüedad de 20 años y le sale demasiado caro a la compañía despedirla.Maria has a seniority of 20 years, so it's too expensive for the company to fire her.
3. (earlier times)
a. antiquity
Actualmente disponemos de recursos impensables en la antigüedad.Nowadays we have at hand resources which were unthinkable in antiquity.
4. (relic)
a. antique
Este jarrón es una antigüedad y vale mucho dinero.This vase is an antique and it is worth a lot of money.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (relics)
a. antiques
Me encantan las antigüedades y por eso en mi casa tengo un gramófono.I love antiques and that's why I have a phonograph at home.
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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. (edad)
a. antiquity
2. (history)
la Antigüedad (clásica)(Classical) Antiquity
3. (veteranía)
a. seniority
antigüedad en la empresalength of service
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1 (época) antiquity
los artistas de la antigüedad the artists of antiquity; the artists of the ancient world
alta antigüedad remota antigüedad high antiquity
de toda antigüedad from time immemorial
2 (edad) antiquity; age; (en empleo) seniority
la fábrica tiene una antigüedad de 200 años the factory has been going o in existence for 200 years
3 (objeto) antique
antigüedades antiques; tienda de antigüedades antique shop
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