precipicio

precipicio(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (edge)
a. precipice
El coche frenó justo al borde del precipicio.The car braked right in the edge of the precipice.
b. cliff
Sentí vertigo al asomarme al precipicio.I got vertigo when I looked over the cliff.
2. (ruin)
a. abyss
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
El alcohol es un precipicio de adicción en el que muchas personas acaban cayendo.Alcohol is an abyss of addiction in which many people end up falling into.
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precipicio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. precipice
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precipicio
1 (en monte, peñasco) cliff; precipice
2 (situación arriesgada) abyss
tiene el precipicio abierto a sus pies
un país al borde del precipicio a country on the edge of the abyss; a country on the brink of disaster o ruin
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