persecution

persecution(
puhr
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sih
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kyu
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of persecuting)
a. la persecución
(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 authorities were urged to put an end to their relentless persecution of a prominent activist.Se instó a las autoridades a poner fin a la persecución incesante de un destacado activista.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (medicine)
a. persecutorio
The patient seems to think that she's the victim in any situation; a classic manifestation of a persecution complex.La paciente parece creerse la víctima en cualquier situación, una manifestación clásica de un complejo persecutorio.
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persecution
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la persecución
(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. (psychology)
a.
persecution complexmanía persecutoria
persecution [ˌpɜːsɪˈkjuːʃən]
noun
persecución (f)
modifier
persecution complex (n) (Psychology and Psychiatry) complejo (m) persecutorio
persecution mania (n) (Psychology and Psychiatry) manía (f) persecutoria
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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