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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. (loss)
a. defeat
El equipo sufrió su primera derrota en su quinto partido.The team suffered its first defeat on their fifth game.
2. (nautical)
a. course
Tenemos que ajustar la derrota para evitar los icebergs.We need to adjust our course in order to avoid the icebergs.
3. (route)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. path
Camina un kilómetro por la derrota saliendo de la aldea hacia el sur.Walk a kilometer along the path out of the village to the south.
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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. (fracaso)
a. defeat
2. (nautical)
a. course
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1 (camino, vereda) route; track
2 (Náutica) course
(Dep) (Mil) defeat
sufrir una grave derrota (en batalla, partido) to suffer a heavy defeat; (en proyecto) to suffer a grave setback
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