suspicion

suspicion(
suh
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spih
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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).
noun
1. (belief that something may be true)
a. la sospecha
(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 police arrested the gang on suspicion of murder.La policía arrestó a la pandilla bajo sospecha de homicidio.
b. el presentimiento
(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)
I had a suspicion that Jim would call me today.Tuve el presentimiento que Jim me llamaría hoy.
2. (mistrust)
a. la desconfianza
(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)
He aroused suspicion when he opened a social media page under the name Down with Capitalism.Despertó desconfianza cuando abrió una página en las redes sociales con el nombre de Abajo el Capitalismo.
b. el recelo
(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 suspicion she displayed toward her new boyfriend was natural, given that her ex-boyfriend stole from her.El recelo que mostraba hacia su nuevo novio era natural, dado que su ex novio le había robado.
3. (trace)
a. el rastro
(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)
Sheena's fruitcake contains just a suspicion of brandy.El pastel de frutas de Sheena contiene solo un rastro de brandy.
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suspicion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (belief of guilt)
a. la sospecha
(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)
to be under suspicionestar bajo sospecha
to be above suspicionestar libre de sospecha
I have my suspicions about himtengo mis sospechas sobre él
to arouse suspiciondespertar sospechas
2. (small amount)
a. el asomo
(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)
suspicion [səsˈpɪʃən]
noun
1 (belief) sospecha (f)
my suspicion is that ... tengo la sospecha de que ...; my suspicion is that they are acting on their own tengo la sospecha de que actúan solos; there is a suspicion that ... se sospecha que ...
there's a suspicion that these babies may have breathing problems There is a suspicion that he didn't write the song himself The suspicion was that government forces were involved astronomers will have to collect more spectra from these stars to confirm their suspicions police said their suspicions were aroused because Mr Owens had other marks on his body
to be above suspicion estar por encima de toda sospecha
to have one's suspicions (about sth) tener sus sospechas (acerca de algo)
she had her suspicions ella tenía sus sospechas; I have a sneaking suspicion that ... tengo la leve sospecha de que ...
I had no suspicion that ... no sospechaba que ...
I had no suspicion that my husband was seeing other women
he was arrested on suspicion of spying fue arrestado bajo sospecha de espionaje; fue arrestado como sospechoso de espionaje
to lay o.s. open to suspicion hacerse sospechoso
to be shielded from suspicion estar a salvo de sospechas
to be under suspicion estar bajo sospecha
2 (mistrust) desconfianza (f); recelo (m)
to arouse sb's suspicions despertar los recelos de algn
to regard sb/sth with suspicion desconfiar de algn/algo
our culture harbours deep suspicions of big-time industry I was always regarded in the Army with a certain amount of suspicion because of my left-wing tendencies I had aroused his suspicions last week
3 (trace) rastro (m)
with just a suspicion of lemon/garlic con apenas un ligero sabor a limón/ajo; con apenas un rastro de sabor a limón/ajo
large white blooms with a suspicion of pale pink my dog barks at the slightest suspicion of danger there was a suspicion of irritation in his voice
"good morning," he said without a suspicion of a smile —buenos días —dijo sin la más leve insinuación de una sonrisa
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