significance
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significance(
sihg
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nih
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fih
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kihns
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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. (importance)
a. la importancia
(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).
Being a florist is nice, but I want to do something of significance with my life. Está bien ser florista, pero quiero hacer algo de importancia en mi vida.
2. (meaning)
a. el significado
(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).
I am not sure what the significance of these symbols is. No estoy seguro del significado de estos símbolos.
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significance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (importance)
a. la importancia
(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).
of no/of great significancede ninguna/de gran importancia
2. (meaning)
a. el significado
(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).
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significance [sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəns]
noun
1 (meaning)
she gave him a look full of significance le dirigió una mirada muy significativa or elocuente
2 (importance) importancia (f)
can we attach any significance to this promise? ¿podemos darle importancia a esta promesa?
can we attach any significance to this statement?
to be of some significance ser importante; to be of no significance no tener ninguna importancia
he's a man of some significance it is a religious site of some significance it is of no significance to me (whatsoever)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "significance"
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cultural significance
significado cultural
historical significance
la importancia histórica
the significance of
la importancia de
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