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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. (fashionable quality)
a. elegance
El largo vestido negro realzaba la elegancia natural de la actriz.The long black gown highlighted the actress's natural elegance.
b. stylishness
Aunque la elegancia no esté reñida con la comodidad, no puedes ir con deportivas a la boda.Even if stylishness isn't at odds with comfort, you can't attend the wedding in your sneakers.
c. smartness
La decoración victoriana confería elegancia al hotel.The Victorian decoration provided smartness to the hotel.
d. gracefulness
Para bailar con tanta elegancia, esa bailarina ha pasado años formándose en el conservatorio.In order to dance with such gracefulness, that dancer has spent years training in the conservatory.
2. (politeness)
a. elegance
Se nota en la elegancia de su hablar que ha estudiado en las mejores escuelas.You can tell by the elegance of his speech that he studied in the best schools.
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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. (de persona, ropa)
a. elegance, smartness
2. (de barrio, hotel, fiesta)
a. smartness
3. (de movimiento, porte)
a. gracefulness, elegance
4. (de actitud, comportamiento)
a. graciousness
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1 [de persona] (en el hablar) elegance; (en los movimientos) gracefulness; (en el vestir) stylishness; smartness
2 [de decoración] tastefulness; elegance
3 [de estilo] polish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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