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subida
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subida(
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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. (increment)
a. rise
Las inundaciones son resultado de la subida del nivel del mar.The floods are a result of the rise in sea level.
La subida en el precio de la tortilla afectará más a las familias de bajos recursos.The rise in the price of tortillas will have more of an effect on low-income families.
b. increase
La subida del precio del petróleo lo encarece todo.The increase in the price of crude oil makes everything more expensive.
2. (ascension)
a. climb
No creo que un escalador principiante deba intentar esa subida.I don't think a rookie rock climber should attempt that climb.
b. ascent
Iniciaremos la subida a las 6 am para llegar a la cima temprano.We'll start the ascent at 6 am to arrive early to the summit.
3. (slope)
a. hill
El tramo más difícil de la carrera ciclista es esta subida.The hardest part of the bike race is this hill.
b. climb
Les advierto que esta subida tiene muchas curvas cerradas.Be aware that this climb has many sharp turns.
c. rise
Hay una subida muy empinada al final de esta calle.There's a very steep rise at the end of this street.
4. (ascendance)
a. rise
La subida al poder del dictador preocupa a los gobiernos vecinos.The rise to power of the dictator worries the neighboring governments.
b. ascent
Su subida a un puesto de responsabilidad fue meteórica.She made a meteoric ascent to a position of responsibility.
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subida
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cuesta)
a. hill
2. (ascensión)
a. ascent, climb
3. (aumento)
a. increase, rise
se espera una subida de las temperaturastemperatures are expected to rise
subida de preciosprice increase
subida de sueldopay rise
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subida
1 (ascensión) [de montaña, cuesta] ascent
dirigió la primera subida al Kilimanjaro he led the first ascent on Kilimanjaro; es una subida difícil it's a tough ascent o climb; una subida en globo a balloon ascent; a la subida tuvimos que parar varias veces we had to stop several times on the way up
2 (pendiente) slope; hill
3 (aumento) rise; increase
una subida de los precios a price rise o increase; se espera una subida de las temperaturas temperatures are expected to rise
subida salarial pay rise; wage increase
4 [de drogas] high (familiar)
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