A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (malediction)
a. curse
Ella cree que su mala suerte se debe a una maldición que le echaron.She believes her bad luck is caused by a curse someone put on her.
2. (curse word)
a. swearword
Se golpeó el dedo con el martillo y soltó una maldición.He hit his finger with a hammer and blurted a swearword.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (used to express anger or annoyance)
a. damn
¡Maldición! ¡Dejé caer mi celular y se dañó!Damn! I dropped my cellphone and it broke!
b. damn it
¡Maldición! ¡Voy a perder mi cita con el médico por culpa de este tráfico!Damn it! I'm going to miss my doctor's appointment because of this traffic!
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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. (general)
a. curse
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la maldición de la bruja the witch's curse; ¡maldición! damn!; curse it!; parece que ha caído una maldición sobre este programa this programme seems to be cursed
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