la holgura
See the entry for holgura.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (amplitude)
a. looseness
El jurado interpretó las acusaciones con cierta holgura.The jury interpreted the charges with a certain looseness.
b. fullness (sewing)
La costurera dejó suficiente holgura en el saco para que no me quedara apretado.The seamstress made the jacket with enough fullness so that it wasn't tight.
c. play (mechanics)
Los tornillos se zafaron porque había demasiada holgura entre estos y las tuercas.The screws loosened because there was too much play between them and the nuts.
2. (economic well-being; used with "con")
a. comfort
Desde que ambos trabajamos, vivimos con holgura.Since both of us work, we live in comfort.
b. comfortably (adverb)
No puedo quejarme, en realidad vivimos con bastante holgura.I can't complain, we actually live quite comfortably.
3. (ease; used with "con")
a. easily (adverb)
El candidato ganó las elecciones con holgura.The candidate won the election easily.
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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 espacio)
a. room
2. (de ropa)
a. bagginess, looseness
3. (entre piezas)
a. play, give
4. (bienestar)
a. comfort, affluence
vivir con holgurato be comfortably off
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1 (anchura) (Cos) looseness; fullness; (Mecánica) play; free movement
2 (bienestar) comfortable living
vivir con holgura to live comfortably
3 (goce) enjoyment; (alegría) merriment; merrymaking
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