without
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating lack or absence)
a. sin
I got in without them noticing.Entré sin que ellos se dieran cuenta.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(outside)
a. fuera de
There is a crowd without the castle gates, my lord.Hay una muchedumbre fuera de las puertas del castillo, señor.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(outside)
a. fuera
They faced threats from within and without.Estaban amenazados desde dentro y desde fuera.
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without
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (general)
a. sin
without any money/difficultysin dinero/dificultad
a journey without endun viaje sin fin
without doing somethingsin hacer algo
it goes without saying that…huelga decir que…
to do or go without somethingpasar sin algo
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (general)
a.
she went without so that her children would have enough to eatella se quedaba sin comer para que sus hijos tuvieran suficiente
3. (formal)
a.
from withoutdesde fuera or
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without [wɪðˈaʊt]
When without is an element in a phrasal verb, eg do without, go without, look up the verb.
preposition
1 sin
without a coat sin abrigo; three days without food tres días sin comer; without speaking sin hablar; sin decir nada; he did it without telling me lo hizo sin decírmelo; without my noticing it sin verlo yo; sin que yo lo notase; not without some difficulty no sin cierta dificultad; times without number un sinfín de veces
2 (outside) fuera de
adverb
fuera
from without desde fuera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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