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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
Es difícil determinar los mecanismos que nos llevan a cometer una y otra vez los mismos errores.It's difficult to determine the mechanisms that move us to make once and again the same mistakes.
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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. (de rueda, reloj)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
mecanismo de defensadefense mechanism
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