setback
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setback(
seht
-
bahk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el revés
(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 party suffered a major setback in the recent elections.El partido sufrió un serio revés en las recientes elecciones.
b. el contratiempo
(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).
We've had to overcome a lot of setbacks during this project.Tuvimos que superar muchos contratiempos durante este proyecto.
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setback
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el contratiempo m, revés
(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).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
setback [ˈsetbæk]
noun
revés (m)
to suffer a setback sufrir un revés
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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