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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. (courageousness)
a. boldness
Gracias a la osadía del bombero, los vecinos salieron con vida.Thanks to the firefighter's boldness, the neighbors walked out alive.
b. daring (adjective)
María tuvo la osadía de subir a la parte más alta de la montaña.Maria was daring enough to climbing up to the highest part of the mountain.
2. (imprudence)
a. audacity
El niño tuvo la osadía de llevar la contraria a su padre en público.The child had the audacity of contradicting his father in public.
b. temerity
La osadía con la que Juan trató a su jefe le costó el puesto.The temerity with which Juan treated his boss cost him his job.
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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. (valor)
a. boldness, daring
2. (descaro)
a. audacity, cheek
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1 (audacia) daring; boldness
2 (descaro) impudence; audacity; temerity
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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