The challenge of August to expand vocabulary.
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22 words in Spanish on 15 and 16 August

Finally! You have already reached 176 new words which place you at the middle of the challenge for gradually increasing your verbal fluency in Spanish, learning 22 new words of vocabulary every two days. Here, you have the vocabulary template for the days 15 and 16 August, which are the days 227th and 228th of the year. The same days in which Fray Luis de Leon (August 15, 1527) and Napoleon (August 15, 1769) were born and Elvis Presley died (August 16, 1977).

 

 

1.- elogiar (to praise) = to highlight positive aspects of something or someone

2.- deportación/es   la, las (deportation) = deportation

3.- migratorio/s  (migratory) = referred to population movements

4.- muestra/s  la, las (sign) = part or representative signal

5.- fehaciente/s  lo (credible) = sign of certainty

6.- reducción/es   la, las (reduction) = decrease

7.- muro/s   el, los (wall) = wall

8.- petición/es  la, las (request) = request for something

9.- asilo/s   el, los  (home) = institution for the care of the elderly

10. proporcionalmente (proportionally)  = balanced relation to something

11.- contrastar (contrast) = check the authenticity of something

12.- expulsar (to expel) =  to expel

13.- retahíla/s  la, las (string, series) =  series or list of things

14.- nada (nothing) =  nonexistent

15.- dimisión/es  la, las (resignation) = resignation from a charge

16.- proceso/s   el, los (process) = development of something

17.- dirigente/s  el, los (leader, manager or director) = person who directs

18.- estructura/s la, las (structure) = frame of a building and parts that make up a whole

19.- cuórum/s  el  (quorum) = minimum number of attendees or votes to validate something

20.- iniciativa/s la, las (initiative) = undertake something

21.- protesta/s  la, las (protest) = riot, sign of discontent

22.- seductor/a/es  el, la lo, los, las (charming, seductive) = said of one person who seduce another.

 

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