pendencia

pendencia(
pehn
-
dehn
-
syah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (discussion)
a. quarrel
La pendencia no se resolvió y ambas partes acabaron enfadadas.The quarrel was not solved and both parts ended up angry.
b. fight
El ponente y un miembro del público mantuvieron una pendencia dialéctica.The speaker and a member of the audience had a dialectical fight.
2. (physical altercation)
a. fight
La pendencia terminó con un golpe que dejó noqueado a Gustavo.The fight ended with a blow that knocked Gustavo out.
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pendencia
(riña) quarrel; (pelea) fight; brawl
armar pendencia to stir up trouble
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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