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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. (quality of being difficult)
a. difficulty
El videojuego tiene tres niveles de dificultad: fácil, normal y difícil.The video game has three difficulty levels: easy, normal, and hard.
2. (complication)
a. problem
Sandra es discapacitada y tiene dificultades para caminar.Sandra is disabled and has problems when trying to walk.
b. difficulty
La transmisión se cortó por dificultades técnicas.The broadcast was down due to technical difficulties.
3. (effort)
a. trouble
Cruzamos el río sin dificultad.We crossed the river with no trouble.
4. (opposition)
a. objection
Iván puso dificultades para sabotear nuestro plan.Ivan raised objections to sabotage our plan.
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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. (calidad de difícil)
a. difficulty
el grado de dificultad de los exámenesthe degree of difficulty of the exams
2. (obstáculo)
a. problem
la dificultad está en hacerlo sin mojarse los piesthe difficult thing is to do it without getting your feet wet
encontrar dificultadesto run into trouble o problems
pasar por dificultadesto suffer hardship
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1 (obstáculo) difficulty
sin dificultad alguna without the least difficulty
2 (problema) difficulty
no hay dificultad para aceptar que ... there is no difficulty about accepting that ...; tuvieron algunas dificultades para llegar a casa they had some trouble getting home; ha tenido dificultades con la policía he's been in trouble with the police; camina con dificultad he has difficulty walking
3 (objeción) objection
poner dificultades to raise objections; me pusieron dificultades para darme el pasaporte they made it difficult o awkward for me to get a passport
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