Definición de phenomenon en inglés:

phenomenon

Saltos de línea: phe¦nom|enon
Pronunciación: /fɪˈnɒmɪnən
 
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sustantivo (plural phenomena /-nə/)

  • 2 Philosophy The object of a person’s perception.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • No empirical phenomena seem to demand a notion of backward causation for our understanding of them.
    • Kant also says that the categories can be applied to phenomena, but not to noumena.
    • According to Bohr, the only real properties of natural phenomena are observed phenomena.
  • 3A remarkable person or thing: the band was a pop phenomenon just for their sales figures alone
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Perhaps the remarkable phenomenon is that anything like the old nationalism echoed at all.
    • Hip-hop has long been one of the most fashion-conscious cultural phenomena in America.
    • As he nears the end of his remarkable career, Warne is a phenomenon waiting to be cast in gold for posterity.
    Sinónimos
    marvel, sensation, wonder, prodigy, miracle, rarity, nonpareil, curiosity, spectacle
    informal something else, something to write home about, something to shout about
    North American informal standout
    rare oner

Origen

late 16th century: via late Latin from Greek phainomenon 'thing appearing to view', based on phainein 'to show'.

Uso

The word phenomenon comes from Greek, and its plural form is phenomena, as in these phenomena are not fully understood . It is a mistake to treat phenomena as if it were a singular form, as in this is a strange phenomena .

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