virtue

virtue(
vuhr
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chu
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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. (positive quality)
a. la virtud
(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)
Patience is a virtue I simply don't have time for.La paciencia es una virtud para la cual simplemente no tengo tiempo.
2. (advantage)
a. la ventaja
(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)
Though it's a small apartment, it has the virtue of being inexpensive.Aunque es un apartamento pequeño, tiene la ventaja de ser económico.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(chastity)
a. la virtud
(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 count's son wanted to marry a woman of questionable virtue.El hijo del conde quería casarse con una mujer de virtud dudosa.
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virtue
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 virtud
(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)
by virtue ofen virtud de
to make a virtue of necessityhacer de la necesidad una virtud
it has the added virtue of being quickercuenta con la virtud añadida de ser más rápido(a)
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virtue [ˈvɜːtjuː]
noun
1 (good quality) virtud (f)
to extol sb's virtues alabar or ensalzar las virtudes de algn
to make a virtue of necessity hacer de la necesidad virtud
2 (advantage) virtud (f); ventaja (f)
it has the virtue of simplicity or of being simple tiene la virtud or ventaja de ser sencillo; I see no virtue in (doing) that no veo ninguna ventaja en (hacer) eso
3 (chastity) castidad (f); honra (f)
her virtue was in no danger su castidad or honra no corría peligro; he had designs on her virtue iba a tratar de seducirla; a woman of easy virtue una mujer de vida alegre; una mujer de moralidad laxa
4
by virtue of in virtue of en virtud de; debido a
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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