ostentación
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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. (general)
a. ostentation
No estoy en contra de comprar bienes lujosos, pero no me gusta la ostentación.I'm not against buying luxury goods, but I'm not in favor of ostentation.
b. show
Gastaron una fortuna en amueblar la casa y realmente no tienen tanto dinero. Es pura ostentación.They spent a fortune furnishing the house and they don't really have that much money. It's all show.
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ostentación
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. ostentation, show
hacer ostentación de algoto show something off, to parade something
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ostentación
1 (exhibición) ostentation
2 (acto) show; display
hacer ostentación de to flaunt; parade; show off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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hacer ostentación de
to flaunt
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