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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. (aspect)
a. appearance
No le des tanta importancia a la apariencia física.Don't attach so much importance to physical appearance.
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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. (aspecto)
a. appearance
en aparienciaapparently
guardar las aparienciasto keep up appearances
las apariencias engañanappearances can be deceptive
2. (falsedad)
a. illusion
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(aspecto) appearance
tiene la misma apariencia que el planeta Tierra it has the same appearance as planet Earth; la misma apariencia del resto de los estudiantes the same appearance as the rest of the students; bajo su apariencia despistada hay un genio behind his absent-minded appearance he is a genius
con apariencia de
una chica con apariencia de alemana a German-looking girl; un jarabe con apariencia de miel a syrup that looks like honey
de apariencia
una herida de sospechosa apariencia a suspicious-looking wound; es rico solo de apariencia he only appears to be rich
en apariencia
José, en apariencia rudo, es muy cortés although José may seem o appear rude on the surface, he is very polite; en apariencia, el coche estaba perfecto to all appearances, the car was in perfect condition
guardar o salvar las apariencias to keep up appearances
las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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