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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. (joblessness)
a. unemployment
La cesantía es uno de los mayores problemas que enfrentan los profesionales mayores de 60 años.Unemployment is one of the biggest problem faced by professionals older than 60.
2. (firing)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. dismissal
Karen no se esperaba su repentina cesantía después de todo su trabajo.Karen didn't expect her sudden dismissal after all her hard work.
3. (separation payment)
a. severance pay
La cesantía que recibió por sus 20 años en la empresa le alcanzará para vivir bien un par de años.The severance pay that he received after his 20 years at the company will be enough to live well for a couple of years.
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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. (destitución)
a. sacking
2. (desempleo)
a. unemployment
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especialmente (Latinoamérica) (desempleo) unemployment; (paga) redundancy money; redundancy payment; [de funcionario] suspension;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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