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abundance

Pronunciation: /əˈbʌndəns/

Translation of abundance in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 abundancia (feminine) an abundance of sth abundancia de algo in abundance en abundancia he has enthusiasm/energy/time in abundance tiene entusiasmo/energía/tiempo de sobra
    Example sentences
    • Like Yosemite it has nature in abundance with mountains, rivers, waterfalls and wildlife plus a crashing ocean close by.
    • There was help in abundance with Mayo Mountain Rescue being joined by a number of teams from around the country.
    • Well, in the mountains of Nagano there are two things in abundance: ski slopes and onsens (or baths fuelled by hot springs).
    1.2 (prosperity) [literary/literario] abundancia (feminine) we live surrounded by abundance vivimos en la abundancia
    Example sentences
    • Lighting a lamp in a house is believed to bring prosperity, plenty and abundance to the family.
    • Regardless of whether the scene is set in the seventeenth, eighteenth, or early nineteenth century prosperity and abundance are constants in these images.
    • Unlike their parents, who lived through the hardships of the Depression, these baby boomers have known only abundance, prosperity and upward mobility.

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