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See the entry forporfía.
Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofporfiar.
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofporfiar.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (obstinacy)
a. stubbornness
Tu porfía me vuelve loco. ¿Alguna vez me vas a hacer caso?Your stubbornness is driving me nuts. Will you ever listen to me?
2. (insistence)
a. persistence
La porfía no sirvió de nada. No pudimos convencerlos.Our persistence was pointless. We couldn't persuade them.
b. determination
Los rebeldes lucharon con gran porfía.The rebels fought with great determination.
3. (quarrel)
a. dispute
Mi hermano y yo tuvimos una porfía, pero ya hicimos las paces.My brother and I got into a dispute, but we've made up now.
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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. (disputa)
a. dispute
a porfíadeterminedly
2. (insistencia)
a. persistence
3. (tozudez)
a. stubbornness
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1 (cualidad) (terquedad) stubbornness; obstinacy; (persistencia) persistence
2 (disputa) dispute; (contienda) continuous struggle; continuous competition
a porfía in competition
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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