survival

survival(
suhr
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vay
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vuhl
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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. (act of surviving)
a. la supervivencia
(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).
(F)
The polar bear's survival is threatened.La supervivencia del oso polar se ve amenazada.
b. la sobrevivencia
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Rodney took a course in desert survival.Rodney hizo un curso de sobrevivencia en el desierto.
2. (future existence)
a. la supervivencia
(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).
(F)
I believe that the survival of our industry depends on our ability to adapt.Creo que la supervivencia de nuestra industria depende de nuestra capacidad para adaptarnos.
b. la sobrevivencia
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
What can we do to ensure the survival of our language?¿Qué podemos hacer para asegurar la sobrevivencia de nuestra lengua?
3. (relic)
a. el vestigio
(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)
The Parthenon is a survival from an earlier century.El Partenón es un vestigio de un siglo anterior.
b. la reliquia
(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).
(F)
This custom is a survival of Spanish colonialism.Esta costumbre es una reliquia del colonialismo español.
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survival
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (continued existence)
a. la supervivencia
(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).
(F)
2. (also fig)
a.
the survival of the fittestla supervivencia del más apto
survival kitequipo de supervivencia
3. (relic)
a. el vestigio
(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)
survival [səˈvaɪvəl]
noun
1 (act) supervivencia (f)
what are their chances of survival? companies struggling for survival in the recession if cancers are spotted early, there is a high chance of survival
the survival of the fittest la ley del más fuerte
2 (relic) vestigio (m); reliquia (f)
this practice is a survival from Victorian times esta costumbre es un vestigio or una reliquia de la época victoriana
the tool was a survival from the pre-machine age
modifier
survival bag (n) saco (m) de supervivencia
survival course (n) curso (m) de supervivencia
survival kit (n) equipo (m) de emergencia
survival rate (n) tasa (f) de supervivencia
the survival rate following cancer surgery
survival skills (n) técnicas (f) de supervivencia
They split into three groups for their hikes through the mountains # Willis said survival skills she and the other students had practised came in handy learn how to change a tire. It's easy and it's one of the survival skills that any woman alone should have
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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