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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (impulse)
a. temptation
Los fumadores tienen que resistir la tentación de fumar si quieren dejarlo.Smokers must resist the temptation of smoking if they want to quit.
2. (something tempting)
a. temptation
No compro algo de picar porque es una tentación.I don't buy snacks because they are a temptation.
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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)
a. temptation
caer en la tentaciónto give in to temptation
tener la tentación deto be tempted to
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1 (impulso) temptation
resistir (a) la tentación to resist temptation; no pude resistir la tentación de comprarlo I couldn't resist the temptation to buy it; vencer la tentación to overcome temptation
2 (cosa tentadora)
las gambas son mi tentación I can't resist prawns; ¡eres mi tentación! you'll be the ruin of me!
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