onset
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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. (start)
a. el comienzo
(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).
At the onset of the Neolithic period, humans went from being hunters to being farmers.Al comienzo del periodo Neolítico, los seres humanos pasaron de ser cazadores a ser agricultores.
b. el inicio
(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).
The fall of the Berlin wall marked the onset of a new era.La caída del muro de Berlín marcó el inicio de una nueva era.
c. la llegada
(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).
(of a season)
The children celebrated the onset of spring with a flower parade.Los niños celebraron la llegada de la primavera con un desfile floral.
d. la aparición
(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).
(of a disease)
Bilingualism delays the onset of dementia.El bilingüismo retrasa la aparición de la demencia.
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onset
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la irrupción
(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).
the onset of a diseaseel desencadenamiento or inicio de una enfermedad
the onset of warel estallido de la guerra
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onset [ˈɒnset]
noun
(beginning) principio (m); comienzo (m); [of disease] aparición (f)
the onset of winter el comienzo del invierno
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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