nuisance

nuisance(
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sihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (annoyance)
a. el fastidio
(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)
What a nuisance those crows are. They wake me with their screeching every morning.Qué fastidio son esos cuervos. Me despiertan con sus graznidos cada mañana.
b. la lata
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The faucet is leaking again. What a nuisance!El grifo está goteando otra vez ¡Qué lata!
c. la pesadez
(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)
Driving two hours to go to the office every day is a real nuisance.Manejar dos horas diariamente para ir a la oficina es una verdadera pesadez.
d. la molestia
(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)
Stormwater shouldn't be viewed as a nuisance, but rather as a resource.Las aguas pluviales no se deben ver como una molestia, sino más bien como un recurso.
2. (annoying person)
a. el pesado
(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)
, la pesada
(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)
Just because you're upset doesn't give you the right to be a nuisance.El hecho de que estés molesto no te da derecho a ser un pesado.
3. (legal)
a. la alteración del orden
(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)
He was arrested for public nuisance for playing music too loud at 5:30 am.Fue detenido por alteración del orden público por poner música a alto volumen a las 5:30 am.
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nuisance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (annoying thing)
a. la pesadez f, molestia
(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. (annoying person)
a. el pesado(a)
(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)
la pesado(a)
(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)
to make a nuisance of oneselfdar la lata
what a nuisance!, that's a nuisance!¡qué contrariedad!
nuisance callllamada (telefónica) molesta llamado m (telefónico) molesto
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nuisance [ˈnjuːsns]
noun
1 (state of affairs, thing) fastidio (m); lata (informal) (f)
what a nuisance! ¡qué lata! (informal); it's a nuisance having to shave! ¡qué lata tener que afeitarse! (informal); the nuisance of having to shave el fastidio de tener que afeitarse
2 (person) pesadoapesada (m) (f);a pesada latosoalatosa (informal) (m) (f);a latosa
what a nuisance you are! ¡eres un pesado!; ¡eres un latoso! (informal); you're being a nuisance me estás dando la lata (informal); to make a nuisance of o.s. dar la lata (informal); ponerse pesado
3 (Jur) perjuicio (m)
modifier
nuisance value (n)
he's only of nuisance value no hace más que fastidiar or incordiar; solo vale para crear problemas
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