suspense
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suspense(
suh
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spehns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (feeling of uncertainty)
a. el suspenso
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Agatha Christie's novels are full of suspense.Las novelas de Agatha Christie están llenas de suspenso.
b. el suspense
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
It's a good story that mixes humor, love, and suspense.Es una buena historia que mezcla el humor, el amor y el suspense.
c. la incertidumbre
(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).
I can't deal with the suspense; tell me the answer already!No puedo con esta incertidumbre; ¡ya dime la respuesta!
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suspense
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (uncertainty)
a. la incertidumbre
(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).
2. (in movie)
a. el suspense
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. el suspenso
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to keep somebody in suspensetener a alguien en suspenso
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suspense [səsˈpens]
noun
incertidumbre (f); (Teat) (Cine) intriga (f); suspense (m)
to keep sb in suspense mantener a algn en vilo; don't keep me in suspense! ¡no me tengas en vilo!; the suspense became unbearable la tensión se hizo inaguantable; the suspense is killing me! ¡no puedo con tanta emoción!
modifier
suspense account (n) cuenta (f) en suspenso; cuenta (f) transitoria
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suspense
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suspense
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. suspense
Este escritor es un maestro del suspense.This writer is a master of suspense.
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suspense
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. suspense
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
suspense
suspense
novela/película suspense thriller
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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