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ending

Pronunciation: /ˈendɪŋ/

Translation of ending in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (conclusion) final (masculine), desenlace (masculine) I prefer stories/films with happy endings prefiero las historias/películas con final feliz or que acaban bien
    Example sentences
    • As this is ballet, like opera, there are lots of improbable plot twists before the story concludes with a happy ending.
    • Stories don't normally end in happy endings, but mine did.
    • For Margie and her family, the rescue was a happy ending and the end of a horrible ordeal.
    1.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] desinencia (feminine), terminación (feminine) verb endings desinencias verbales
    Example sentences
    • The structure of Old English was more like Latin in that words had various inflectional endings to indicate their grammatical function.
    • The real challenge, though, are the word endings.
    • It doesn't have separate words for articles, prepositions, or pronouns, which are indicated by altered word endings.

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