personality
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personality(
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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. (nature)
a. la personalidad
(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).
My friend has a friendly personality, and he loves meeting new people.Mi amigo tiene una personalidad abierta y le encanta conocer a gente nueva.
2. (charisma)
a. la personalidad
(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).
His lack of personality made him lose his job as a salesman.Su falta de personalidad le hizo perder su trabajo como vendedor.
3. (celebrity)
a. la personalidad
(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).
He looks just like that TV personality that is on the morning news!¡Se parece a ese personalidad de la tele que está en las noticias de la mañana!
b. la figura
(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).
Manolete was a bullfighting personality who was killed by a bull in 1947.Manolete fue una figura del toreo al que un toro mató en 1947.
personalities
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (snide remark)
a. los personalismos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They began shouting personalities at each other during the trial.Se empezaron a lanzar personalismos durante el juicio.
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personality
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la personalidad
(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).
personality cultculto a la personalidad
2. (psychology)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
personality disordertrastorno de la personalidad
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personality [ˌpɜːsəˈnælɪtɪ]
noun
1 (nature) personalidad (f)
she has an outgoing/strong personality they vote for personalities rather than issues you must allow him to express his personality the contest was as much about personalities as it was about politics over and above the policies, personalities have played a crucial role the house seemed to have a personality of its own
she reached the top through sheer force of personality alcanzó la cima simplemente gracias a su fuerte personalidad
2 (charisma) personalidad (f)
a woman of great personality una mujer de gran personalidad; some people find him lacking in personality algunos encuentran que le falta personalidad
I like girls who are multi-faceted with lots of personality
3 (celebrity) figura (f); personalidad (f)
he was visited by many leading personalities including the Colonial Secretary of the time four US Senators and other prominent American personalities
politicians and other prominent personalities políticos (m) y otras prominentes figuras or personalidades; a well-known TV personality una conocida figura de la TV; a sports or sporting personality una figura de los deportes
Brian Johnston was named Radio Sports Personality of the year her younger sister is now a TV personality in Pakistan the television personality, Jimmy Saville
4 (remarkable person) personaje (m)
the old fellow is a real personality el viejo es todo un personaje
he is such a personality - he is so funny The Jewish girl from the East End was a personality to be reckoned with South Dakota has also produced some of the world's most colorful personalities
5 personalities (personal remarks) personalismos (m)
the debate degenerated into personalities el debate degeneró y se entró en personalismos
there's no rancor about it, and there's no personalities involved but the fight never degenerates into personalities; there is no feeling of bitterness
modifier
personality clash (n) incompatibilidad (f) de caracteres
Miss Preisler blames her treatment on a personality clash with the firm's managing director Cindy Buggins there were personality clashes to deal with as well - Baroness Thatcher would be less than happy chatting over the foie gras to near neighbour Sir Edward Heath
personality cult (n) culto (m) a la personalidad
he was not a man who enjoyed being the object of a personality cult Congress condemned the personality cult of Stalin and its consequences
personality disorder (n) trastornos (m) mentales
after the court heard he had a personality disorder, he was sent to a psychiatric hospital for treatment she was diagnosed as having a schizoid personality disorder those with compulsive personality disorders who are constantly preoccupied with details that girl's definitely got a personality problem his psychiatrist testified that his patient had very serious personality problems there is always an underlying psychological or personality problem associated with abuse they may begin a job and later find that there are personality problems operating in their place of work
personality test (n) test (m) psicotécnico
many companies use personality tests as part of their recruitment procedure in personality tests she was found to be somewhat neurotic
personality trait (n) rasgo (m) de personalidad
these personality traits get passed on from generation to generation.. there is no evident biological component in such personality traits as assertiveness and competitiveness
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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