neatness

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neatness(
nid
-
nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (orderly and clean condition)
a. el orden
(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).
(M)
Ann takes pride in the neatness of her house.Ann se enorgullece del orden de su casa.
b. la prolijidad
(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).
(F)
Larry was so impressed with the neatness of the used car's interior, he never looked under the hood.Larry quedó tan impresionado con la prolijidad del interior del coche usado, que nunca revisó bajo el capó.
2. (tidy appearance)
a. la pulcritud
(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).
(F)
My mother was so happy with my girlfriend's neatness that she urged me to marry her.Mi madre estaba tan contenta con la pulcritud de mi novia que me instó a casarme con ella.
b. la prolijidad
(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).
(F)
It is not easy to instill neatness in children.No es fácil inculcar a los niños el hábito de la prolijidad.
3. (cleverness)
a. el ingenio
(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).
(M)
We arrived at a solution, the neatness of which made us feel satisfied.Llegamos a una solución, cuyo ingenio nos dejó satisfechos.
4. (precision)
a. la claridad
(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).
(F)
Gaby praised the neatness of Ashton's handwriting.Gaby alabó la claridad de la letra de Ashton.
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neatness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of appearance)
a. la pulcritud
(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).
(F)
2. (of work)
a. el esmero
(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).
(M)
3. (of solution)
a. la acierto m, habilidad
(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).
(F)
4. (of handwriting)
a. la nitidez
(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).
(F)
5. (of room, house)
a. la pulcritud
(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).
(F)
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neatness [ˈniːtnɪs]
noun
1 (tidiness) [of room, garden, things] orden (m)
I was pleased with the general neatness of the place of all virtues she values neatness the most
[of handwriting, typing] claridad (f); [of person's appearance] pulcritud (f); prolijidad (f); (S. Cone)
she was a paragon of neatness
2 (cleverness) habilidad (f); destreza (f)
the neatness with which he managed to evade the issue the neatness with which we were able to solve the problem
3 (clarity) [of division] claridad (f)
the apparent neatness of the split is misleading
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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