phenomenon
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Usage note
The plural of "phenomenon" is "phenomena."
phenomenon(
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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. (fact or event)
a. el fenómeno
(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).
The aurora borealis is a beautiful natural phenomenon.La aurora boreal es un hermoso fenómeno natural.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(exceptional person or thing)
a. el fenómeno
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The violinist we saw yesterday is a real phenomenon.La violinista que vimos ayer es todo un fenómeno.
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phenomenon
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el fenómeno
(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).
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phenomenon [fɪˈnɒmɪnən]
noun
phenomenons phenomena fenómeno (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "phenomenon"
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this phenomenon
este fenómeno
natural phenomenon
el fenómeno natural
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