Translation of affinity in Spanish:

affinity

Pronunciation: /əˈfɪnəti/

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 c and u (between ideas, people) afinidad (feminine) affinity with sth afinidad con algoaffinity for sb I feel no affinity for him no tengo ninguna afinidad con él
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    • Some authors have suggested a close relationship between cycads and Lyginopteris, but most favor an affinity to Medullosan seed plants.
    • It seems that the dualistic language has an innate affinity to directive speech acts (in a second-person perspective).
    • The researcher suggested a close affinity to Tetraodontiformes, although this idea has not been generally accepted.
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    • Across the continent there were marked continuities in physical characteristics and cultural features, and many linkages based on relations of kinship, affinity, exchange, and religion.
    • Related to this notion of communal affinity is ‘social closure’.
    • Peoples with no particular affinity toward each other are bound together in a state that was largely externally created and not the outcome of local political processes.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Chemistry/Química] afinidad (feminine)
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    • Several of these results were based on measurements of binding affinities between specific residues in S4 and in the pore domain.
    • In the context of the affinity of hemoglobin for oxygen there are four primary regulators, each of which has a negative impact.
    • Besides the long-range interactions it makes with neighboring protease residues, the binding affinity of a peptide also depends on its own conformation.

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