literature
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literature(
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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. (writing)
a. la literatura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Among the fine arts, literature is my favorite.Entre las bellas artes, la literatura es mi favorita.
2. (body of written works)
a. la literatura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Courtney is studying 19th-century Argentine literature.Courtney estudia la literatura argentina del siglo 19.
3. (collective studies on a particular subject)
a. la bibliografía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There isn't enough scientific literature on the subject.No hay suficiente bibliografía científica sobre el tema.
4. (informational materials)
a. la información
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor gave me some literature to read so we know what to expect with this procedure.El doctor me dio un poco de información para leer para saber qué esperar de este procedimiento.
b. el folleto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I hope our neighbors stop giving us literature about their cult.Ojalá los vecinos dejen de darnos folletos sobre su culto.
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literature
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fiction, poetry)
a. la literatura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of academic subject)
a. la bibliografía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (commerce)
a. el folletos mpl, prospectos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(leaflets)
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literature [ˈlɪtərɪtʃəʳ]
noun
1 (writings) literatura (f)
2 (promotional material) información (f); publicidad (f)
3 (learned studies of subject) estudios (m); bibliografía (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "literature"
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English literature
literatura inglesa
Spanish literature
literatura española
literature class
la clase de literatura
literature review
la revisión literaria
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