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substance / sustancia
 
substance   [ˈsʌbstəns]
A. -noun
1. (physical)
1.1. (=solution, chemical)   sustancia (f)
·a sticky substance
·una sustancia pegajosa
1.2. (=solidity)   corporeidad (f)
a. [of fabric]   cuerpo (m)
·line the fabric to give it more substance
·ponle un forro a la tela para darle masculineánoun cuerpo
2. (figurative)
2.1. (=basis)   (to allegation)   base (f),   fundamento (m)
·the rumours are completely without substance
·los rumores no tienen ninguna base or ningúnoun fundamento
2.2. (=profundity)   (to book, plot, argument)   enjundia (f),   sustancia (f)
·there wasn't much substance in or to his lectures
·sus conferencias no tenían mucha enjundia or sustancia
·issues [of] substance
·asuntos fundamentales or de importancia
2.3. (=gist, essence)
a. [of speech, writing]   esencia (f)
·the substance of his talk
·la esencia de su charla
·I agree with the substance of his proposals
·estoy de acuerdo en lo esencial de sus propuestas
·the dispute was about style not substance
·la discusiónoun fue sobre forma, no sobre fondo
·what he is saying [in] substance is that ...
·en esencia, lo que está diciendo es que ...
·the Court agreed in substance with this argument
·el tribunal estuvo de acuerdo con este argumento en lo esencial
2.4. ·a [man]/[woman] of substance
(=wealthy person)   un hombre/una mujer de fortuna
B. -compound
·substance abuse   -noun   abuso (m) de estupefacientes,   toxicomanía (f)
·substance abuser   -noun   toxicómano (m) / toxicómana (f)
 
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