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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. (strength)
a. magnitude
El devastador terremoto de ayer es el de mayor magnitud de la historia.Yesterday's devastating earthquake was the highest magnitude earthquake in history.
2. (astronomy)
a. magnitude
Según su brillo, esta estrella es de segunda magnitud.According to its brightness, this star is of the second magnitude.
3. (relevance)
a. magnitude
La corrupción política es un problema de gran magnitud en muchos países.Political corruption is a problem of great magnitude in many countries.
b. order
Un incendio en el Amazonas sería un desastre de primera magnitud.A fire in the Amazon would be a disaster of the first order.
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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. magnitude
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de primera magnitud (Astronomía) first-magnitude; first-rate; of the first order; un problema de gran magnitud a major problem
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