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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːnɪŋ/

Translation of meaning in Spanish:


c and u
  • (of word) significado (masculine), acepción (feminine); (of sentence, symbol, act) significado (masculine) this word has several meanings esta palabra tiene varias acepciones or varios significados literal/figurative meaning sentido (masculine) literal/figurado work? you don't know the meaning of the word ¿trabajar? ¡tú no sabes qué significa trabajar! to lend new meaning to sth darle* un nuevo sentido or significado a algo if you take my meaning si me entiendes I don't quite get your meaning no entiendo lo que quieres decir my life has lost its meaning mi vida ha perdido el sentido or ya no tiene razón de ser that has very little meaning these days eso significa muy poco hoy en día
    Example sentences
    • He was an intensely charismatic actor and conveyed the meanings of words as dramatically and sensitively as the music.
    • Possible meanings of words contribute to the meaning of an utterance, which is an act by a speaker.
    • The average reader does not need a glossary for the meanings of all such words, for they are clearly elicited in the context.


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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.