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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (wealth)
a. opulence
La sobriedad del castillo contrasta con la opulencia del palacio cercano.The castle's simplicity contrasts with the opulence of the nearby palace.
b. luxury
Los niños vivían en opulencia, con criadas y mayordomos atendiendo a cada necesidad suya.The children lived in luxury, with maids and butlers attending to their every need.
c. affluence
Me parece de muy mal gusto que el ricachón haga gala de su opulencia ante los pobres.The rich man showing off his affluence before the poor people seems to be in really poor taste.
2. (copiousness)
a. abundance
La opulencia de recursos naturales del país lo convirtió en rico.The abundance of the country's natural resources made it rich.
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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. (riqueza)
a. opulence
2. (abundancia)
a. abundance
vivir en la opulenciato live in luxury
nadar en la opulenciato be filthy rich
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1 (lujo) luxury; (riqueza) opulence; affluence
vivir en la opulencia to live in luxury; sociedad de la opulencia affluent society
2 (abundancia)
la opulencia de sus cabellos the luxuriance of her hair; la opulencia de sus carnes her abundant o ample flesh (literario) (humorístico)
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