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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lifelong)
a. for life
Los funcionarios en España tienen un cargo vitalicio.The position of civil servants in Spain is held for life.
b. life
El juez consideró que mi exmarido debía pasarme una pensión vitalicia.The judge considered that my ex-husband should give me a life pension.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (permanent pension)
a. life annuity
Cuando mi abuelo se retiró, percibía un vitalicio suficiente para poder vivir.When my grandfather retired, he received a life annuity which was enough to live off of.
3. (coverage)
a. life insurance policy
La aseguradora nos ofreció a mi mujer y a mí un vitalicio que terminamos contratando.The insurance company showed me and my wife a life annuity that we ended up buying.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. for life, life
renta vitalicialife annuity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (pensión)
a. life annuity
3. (seguro)
a. life insurance policy
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life; for life
cargo vitalicio post held for life; pensión vitalicia life pension
life annuity
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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