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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. (clarification)
a. explanation
Era un profesor estupendo. Sus explicaciones en clase eran siempre claras y concisas.He was a great teacher. His explanations in class were always clear and concise.
2. (justification)
a. explanation
Tú no eres quién para pedirme explicaciones.It's not for you to ask me for explanations.
b. reason
La aerolínea no dio explicación alguna por la demora de los vuelos.The airline didn't give any reason for the flight delay.
3. (raison d'être)
a. explanation
Lo que está pasando en ese país es algo que no tiene explicación posible.There's no possible explanation for what's going on in that country.
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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. explanation
dar/pedir explicacionesto give/demand an explanation
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1 [de tema, motivo] explanation
2 (motivo) reason;de for
sin dar explicaciones without giving any reason
3 (Univ) lecture; class
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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