travail

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travail(
truh
-
veyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (effort)
a. el esfuerzo
(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)
They were condemned to a life of suffering and travail.Estaban condenados a una vida de sufrimiento y esfuerzo.
b. la penalidad
(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 small community could not see a way out of their poverty and travails.La pequeña comunidad no veía cómo saldría de su pobreza y penalidad.
2. (pain)
a. los dolores de parto
(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)
Miriam gazed on her beautiful newborn and felt blessed after her long travail.Miriam contempló su preciosa recién nacida y se sentía bendecida tras sus largos dolores de parto.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to toil)
a. trabajar duro
The downtrodden workers continued to travail clinging to their hope that their efforts weren't all in vain.Los oprimidos trabajadores siguieron trabajando duro, aferrados a la esperanza de que sus esfuerzos no serían del todo en vano.
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travail
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (literary)
a. la penalidad f, calamidad
(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)
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travail [ˈtræveɪl]
noun
esfuerzo (m) penoso; (Med) dolores (m) del parto
to be in travail afanarse; azacanarse (archaic); (Med) estar de parto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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