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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. (act of making a mistake)
a. mistake
Quería llamar a mi novia, pero llamé a mi ex por equivocación.I wanted to call my girlfriend, but I called my ex by mistake.
2. (blunder)
a. mistake
Cometí una equivocación y no ordené los libros en orden alfabético.I made a mistake and didn't organize the books in alphabetical order.
b. error
Fue una equivocación haber ido a hacer kayak cuando llovía.Going kayak when it was raining was an error.
c. oversight
La equivocación se produjo por negligencia.The oversight was caused by negligence.
3. (misinterpretation)
a. misunderstanding
No vino nadie porque hubo una equivocación. Debíamos reunirnos a las 6 pm, no a las 6 am.There's nobody here because there was a misunderstanding. We were supposed to meet at 6 pm, not 6 am.
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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. (general)
a. mistake
por equivocaciónby mistake
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(error) mistake; error; (descuido) oversight; (malentendido) misunderstanding
por equivocación by mistake; in error; ha sido por equivocación it was a mistake
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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