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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. (progeny)
a. descendants (plural)
El príncipe expresó reiteradamente su deseo de tener descendencia.The prince repeatedly expressed his desire to have descendants.
b. offspring
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Parecía no importarle no tener nada que dejarle a su descendencia.It didn't seem to bother him that he had nothing to leave to his offspring.
2. (lineage)
a. descent
Yo nací en Nueva York pero mi familia es de descendencia irlandesa.I was born in New York but my family is of Irish descent.
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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. (hijos)
a. offspring
2. (hijos, nietos)
a. descendants
morir sin descendenciato die without issue
3. (linaje)
a. lineage, descent
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1 (descendientes) descendants
; (p)
morir sin dejar descendencia to leave no children behind; die without issue (formal)
2 (origen) descent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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