magnitude

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magnitude(
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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. (size)
a. la magnitud
(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 Mexico City earthquake of 1985, with a magnitude of 8.0, is the strongest earthquake I have ever felt.El temblor de México, D.F. en 1985, con una magnitud de 8.0, es el terremoto más fuerte que he sentido.
2. (importance)
a. la envergadura
(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).
I had no idea of the magnitude of the refugee crisis until I saw the news.No tenía ni idea de la envergadura de la crisis de los refugiados hasta que vi las noticias.
b. la magnitud
(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 party didn't recognize the magnitude of the challenge until after the votes were counted.El partido no reconoció la magnitud del desafío hasta después de contarse los votos.
3. (astronomy)
a. la magnitud
(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 apparent magnitude of the sun is -27 and its absolute magnitude is 4.83.La magnitud aparente del sol es -27 y su magnitud absoluta es de 4.83.
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magnitude
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la magnitud
(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).
a problem of the first magnitudeun problema de primer orden
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magnitude [ˈmæɡnɪtjuːd]
noun
1 (gen) magnitud (f); (importance) magnitud (f); envergadura (f)
in operations of this magnitude en operaciones de esta magnitud or envergadura
2 (Astron) magnitud (f)
a star of the first magnitude una estrella de primera magnitud
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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