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delicacy / delicadeza
 
delicacy   [ˈdelɪkəsɪ]   -noun
1. (=fineness, subtlety)
a. [of flavour, workmanship, instrument]   delicadeza (f)
2. (=fragility)
a. [of china, person, balance]   fragilidad (f)
3. (=sensitivity, awkwardness)
a. [of situation, problem]   lo delicado
·a matter of some delicacy
·un asunto algo delicado
4. (=tact)
a. [of person, inquiry]   delicadeza (f)
5. (=special food)   exquisitez (f),   manjar (m) exquisito
 
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