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life span

Translation of life span in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (of living creature) vida (feminine); (of project) duración (feminine); (of equipment) vida (feminine) útil
    Example sentences
    • As humans lengthened lifespans with better nutrition and hunting skills, childhood also lengthened.
    • They are slow-breeding and long-lived animals, achieving lifespans of 70 years or so.
    • I suggested that extending human lifespans might lead to extended creativity.

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