perception

perception(
puhr
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sehp
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shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (faculty)
a. la percepción
(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).
(F)
I don't drive very often, because I have terrible depth perception.No conduzco muy a menudo porque mi percepción de la profundidad es terrible.
2. (act of perceiving)
a. la percepción
(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).
(F)
Many linguists are concerned with the perception that language is static and should have a fixed set of rules.Muchos lingüistas se preocupan de la percepción de que los idiomas son inmutables y deben tener un reglamento fijo.
3. (insight)
a. la perspicacia
(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).
(F)
Her perception and hard work made her an ideal candidate for the position.Su perspicacia y trabajo duro la convirtieron en una candidata ideal para el puesto.
b. la agudeza
(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).
(F)
If it were not for her perception, we never would have noticed the pickpocket trying to rob us.Si no fuera por su agudeza, nunca habríamos visto al carterista tratando de robarnos.
4. (idea)
a. la imagen
(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).
(F)
Her poor perception of the administration was confirmed by the firing of her favorite profesor.La mala imagen que tenía de la administración se confirmó con el despido de su profesor favorito.
b. la impresión
(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).
(F)
The current perception is that the government is not very effective.La impresión actual es que el gobierno no es muy eficaz.
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perception
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (with senses)
a. la percepción
(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).
(F)
2. (of difference, importance, facts)
a. la apreciación
(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).
(F)
3. (discernment)
a. la perspicacia
(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).
(F)
perception [pəˈsepʃən]
noun
1 (act) percepción (f)
it changes one's perception of time cambia la percepción que uno tiene del tiempo; sense perception percepción (f) sensorial
2 (impression) impresión (f)
what is your perception of the situation? ¿qué impresión tienes de la situación?; her perception was that she had done sth wrong tenía la impresión de haberse equivocado en algo; the public perception is that ... la gente tiene la impresión de que ...
3 (insight) perspicacia (f); agudeza (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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