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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. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. la demanda
(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).
Due to low take-up, this service is no longer offered.Debido a la baja demanda, ya no ofrecen este servicio.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It is hoped that the take-up of solar power will increase due to these subsidies.Se espera que más personas utilizen la energía solar debido a estas subvenciones.
The take-up of welfare benefits has been low during the last two years.Poca gente ha reclamado las prestaciones sociales durante los últimos dos años.
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take-up [ˈteɪkʌp]
this benefit has a low take-up rate muy poca gente reclama esta prestación; there was an enthusiastic public take-up of shares in privatized companies hubo muchísima demanda para comprar acciones en las empresas privatizadas
the book has had an enthusiastic take-up in secondary schools
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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