Translation of fragility in Spanish:

fragility

Pronunciation: /frəˈdʒɪləti/

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  • 1.1 (of object, material) fragilidad (f)
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    • The objects on view will be changed every few months owing to their fragility.
    • Salcedo was interested in the precarious nature of the materials, the fragility of the hair.
    • In addition, there was a highly significant improvement in erythrocyte fragility, a marker of oxidative damage.
    1.2 (of happiness, link) fragilidad (f), precariedad (f) 1.3 (of person) debilidad (f); (of health) precariedad (f), lo delicado
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    • The paper itself is a lightweight Japanese sheet, adding to the atmosphere of fragility.
    • Childless, her condition provided my earliest impression of the fragility of life.
    • Aside from power politics, a theme of all three authors is the extreme fragility of American economic power.

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.