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gesta
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gesta(
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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. (general)
a. heroic deed
Hoy se conmemora la gesta de los revolucionarios que lucharon por la independencia.Today we celebrate the heroic deeds of the revolutionaries who fought for independence.
b. exploit
Están haciendo una película sobre las gestas de los primeros colonizadores de la región.They're making a movie about the exploits of the region's first colonizers.
c. feat
Como reconocimiento de su gesta, el futbolista será abanderado en la ceremonia.In recognition of his feat, the soccer player will be standard bearer in the ceremony.
d. achievement
La prensa elogia la gesta del equipo de hockey campeón de los Juegos Olímpicos.The achievement of the hockey team that won Olympic gold is praised in the press.
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gesta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. exploit, feat
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gesta
1 (acción heroica) heroic deed; epic achievement
2 (Literat) (Hist) epic poem; epic
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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