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perspectiva
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perspectiva(
pehrs
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pehk
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tee
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bah
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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. (point of view)
a. perspective
Entenderías nuestra decisión si analizaras la situación desde nuestra perspectiva.You would understand our decision if you looked at the situation from our perspective.
2. (sight of a landscape)
a. view
El soldado subió a la atalaya para tener una perspectiva de la frontera.The soldier climbed the watchtower to have a view of the border.
b. perspective
Aunque el ascenso hasta la cima de la montaña fue espantoso, la perspectiva fue espectacular.The climb to the top of the mountain was scary, but the view was spectacular.
3. (possibility)
a. prospect
El preso se enfrenta a la perspectiva de ser condenado a cadena perpetua.The prisoner faces the prospect of serving life in prison.
b. outlook
Peter siempre conserva la esperanza, incluso cuando las perspectivas parecen sombrías.Peter always maintains hope, even when the outlook seems bleak.
4.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(arts)
a. perspective
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
El pintor utilizó la técnica de la perspectiva para crear la ilusión de un espacio tridimensional.The painter used the technique of perspective to create the illusion of a three-dimensional space.
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perspectiva
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (punto de vista)
a. perspective
en perspectivain perspective
2. (paisaje)
a. view
3. (futuro)
a. prospect
en perspectivain prospect
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perspectiva
1 (Arte) perspective
en perspectiva in perspective; le falta perspectiva he lacks a sense of perspective
2 (vista) view; scene
3 (posibilidad) prospect
la perspectiva no es nada halagüeña it's a most unwelcome prospect; buenas perspectivas de mejora good prospects for o of improvement; se alegró con la perspectiva de pasar un día en el campo he cheered up with the prospect of spending a day in the country; encontrarse ante la perspectiva de hacer algo to be faced with the prospect of doing sth; tener algo en perspectiva to have sth in prospect; las perspectivas de la cosecha son favorables the harvest outlook is good
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