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excavación

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excavación(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (act of digging)
a. excavation
La excavación de los cimientos para el nuevo hotel comenzará el próximo mes.Excavation of the foundations for the new hotel will begin next month.
b. digging
Se necesita maquinaria pesada para comenzar la excavación en el área del derrumbe.We need to bring in heavy machinery to begin the digging in the landslide area.
2. (excavated site)
a. excavation
Mi tío trabaja en la excavación donde encontraron el tesoro pre-hispánico más grande.My uncle works on the excavation where the largest pre-Hispanic buried treasure was found.
b. dig
Los arqueólogos encontraron una gran variedad de fósiles en la excavación.Archaeologists found a large variety of fossils at the dig.
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excavación
feminine noun
1. excavation (acción)
2. dig, excavation (lugar)
  • excavación arqueológica archaeological dig
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excavación
1 (acto) excavation
2 (lugar) excavation; dig
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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