tyranny

tyranny(
ti
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ruh
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ni
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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. (rule of a tyrant)
a. la tiranía
(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)
Gandhi fought tyranny with nonviolence.Gandhi luchó contra la tiranía con la no violencia.
2. (abusive power)
a. la tiranía
(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)
As a result of the tyranny of the majority, minorities and marginal groups are oppressed.Como resultado de la tiranía de la mayoría, las minorías y los grupos marginales resultan oprimidos.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(dominance)
a. la tiranía
(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)
Many young girls fell prey to the tyranny of fashion.Muchas jóvenes caen presas de la dictadura de la moda.
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tyranny
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la tiranía
(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)
tyranny [ˈtɪrənɪ]
noun
tiranía (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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