preoccupation
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preoccupation(
pri
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kyuh
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pey
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shihn
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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. (concern)
a. la preocupación
(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).
Our main preoccupation is to get medical help to those who need it most.Nuestra principal preocupación es hacer llegar asistencia médica a los que más la necesitan.
2. (obsession)
a. la obsesión
(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).
The preoccupation with death seems to run throughout his writing.La obsesión con la muerte parece ser una constante en su obra.
b. la preocupación
(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).
The safety and well-being of their children was their constant preoccupation.La seguridad y el bienestar de sus hijos eran una constante preocupación para ellos.
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preoccupation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la preocupación
(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).
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preoccupation [priːˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃən]
noun
preocupación (f)
keeping warm was his main preoccupation su principal preocupación or lo que más le preocupaba era no pasar frío; she was too busy with her own preoccupations to notice estaba demasiado ensimismada en sus cosas para darse cuenta; his incessant preoccupation with his appearance su constante obsesión or preocupación por el aspecto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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