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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. (magnificence)
a. preciousness
Los turistas admiraban la preciosidad de las joyas de la corona.The tourists were admiring the preciousness of the crown jewels.
b. preciosity
Mira la preciosidad de los movimientos de la bailarina de ballet.Look at the preciosity of the ballet dancer's movements.
2. (beautiful thing)
a. beauty
Eres una preciosidad por dentro y por fuera.You're a beauty, inside and out.
b. beautiful (adjective)
El paisaje islandés es una preciosidad.The Icelandic landscape is beautiful.
c. adorable (adjective)
¡Tu bebita es una preciosidad! Me la podría comer a besos.Your baby girl is adorable! I could kiss her forever.
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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. (cosa, persona)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser una preciosidadto be lovely o beautiful
2. (valor)
a. value
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1 (objeto) (bello) beautiful thing; (apreciado) precious object
es una preciosidad he's adorable; ¡oye, preciosidad! hey, beautiful!
2 (como cualidad) (excelencia) preciousness; (valor) value; worth
3 (afectación) preciousness; preciosity
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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