needy

USAGE NOTE
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
needy(
ni
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di
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (to be in need)
a. necesitado
I work for a charity that organizes vacations for needy children.Trabajo para una organización benéfica que organiza vacaciones para niños necesitados.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (people without means)
a. los necesitados
(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)
She devoted her life to helping the poor and the needy.Dedicó su vida a ayudar a los pobres y los necesitados.
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needy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
the needylos necesitados
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (person)
a. necesitado(a)
to be needyestar necesitado(a)
needy [ˈniːdɪ]
adjective
needier (comparative)neediest (superlative) necesitado
plural noun
the needy los necesitados
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