precipice

precipice(
preh
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sih
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pihs
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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. (geography)
a. el precipicio
(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).
(M)
At the end of the road, there was a precipice with a perpendicular drop of more than one hundred feet.Al final del camino, había un precipicio con una caída perpendicular de más de cien pies.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(vast crisis)
a. el abismo
(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).
(M)
This government is leading us to the edge of a financial precipice.Este gobierno nos está conduciendo al borde de un abismo económico.
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precipice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el precipicio
(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).
(M)
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precipice [ˈpresɪpɪs]
noun
precipicio (m); despeñadero (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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