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astucia
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astucia(
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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. (sagacity)
a. astuteness
El líder de los bárbaros era reverenciado por su astucia y su corage.The leader of the barbarians was revered for his astuteness and courage.
b. cleverness
Laura resolvió el problema con astucia y paciencia.Laura solved the problem with cleverness and patience.
2. (slyness)
a. cunning
Carla obtuvo lo que quería por medio de la astucia y la mentira.Carla used cunning and lies to get what she wanted.
b. guile
El político fue acusado de prevaricación por su astucia y artería.The politician was impeached for his guile and deviousness.
3. (wile)
a. ruse
El casamiento con la princesa de Dinamarca fue una astucia para lograr más poder.Marrying the princess of Denmark was a ruse to gain more power.
b. trick
Hizo la promesa de reducir los impuestos como una astucia para ganar más votos.Promising to lower taxes was a trick to obtain more votes.
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astucia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (trampas)
a. cunning
2. (sagacidad)
a. astuteness
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astucia
1 (sagacidad) astuteness; cleverness; (maña) guile; cunning
actuar con astucia to act cunningly; be crafty
2
una astucia a clever trick
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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