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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 granting freedom)
a. liberation
La liberación de los territorios ocupados se produjo por fin al cabo de años de guerra.The liberation of the occupied territories eventually happened after many years of war.
b. release (of prisoners, hostages)
El grupo exige la liberación de todos los presos políticos antes de sentarse a negociar con la junta militar.The group demands the release of all political prisoners before starting negotiations with the military junta.
c. freeing (of prisoners, hostages)
La operación policial condujo a la liberación de los rehenesThe police operation led to the freeing of the hostages.
2. (emancipation)
a. liberation
La liberación de la mujer sigue siendo el principal objetivo del movimiento feminista.Women's liberation is stil the main objective of the feminist movement.
3. (sense of freedom)
a. freedom
Cuando terminaron de pagar la hipoteca, Marga y Amador tuvieron una gran sensación de liberación.When Marga and Amador finished repaying their mortgage, they felt a great sense of freedom.
4. (exoneration)
a. release (from an obligation)
El acuerdo no contempla de ningún modo la liberación de los compromisos contraídos por las partes en conflicto.The agreement makes no provision whatsoever for the release of the commitments made by the warring parties.
b. exemption (from payment)
Una vez vencido el contrato de alquiler, la liberación del pago es inmediata.Once the lease expires, exemption from payment is immediate.
5. (finance)
a. deregulation (of prices)
Los consumidores temen que el Gobierno esté planeando la liberación de las tarifas del transporte público.Consumers fear the government may be planning the deregulation of public transportation fares.
b. release (of shares)
Se rumorea que habrá una liberación masiva de acciones.It is rumored that there will be a massive release of shares.
6. (telecommunications)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
En la tienda había un cartel que decía: "Liberación de celulares".A sign in the shop said "We free your cellphone."
¿Cuánto cuesta la liberación de un celular?How much is it to unlock a cellphone?
7. (act of giving off)
a. release
Hoy estudiaremos la liberación de energía que se produce en una combustión.Today we will look at the release of energy that occurs during combustion.
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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 ciudad, país)
a. liberation
2. (de rehén, prisionero)
a. freeing
liberación de la mujerwomen's liberation
liberación sexualsexual liberation
3. (de hipoteca)
a. redemption
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(gen) liberation; [de preso] release; [de precios] deregulation
liberación de la mujer women's liberation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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