Translation of notion in Spanish:


idea, n.

Pronunciation /ˈnoʊʃ(ə)n/ /ˈnəʊʃ(ə)n/

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  • 1

    • 1.1(idea)

      idea feminine
      she hadn't the slightest notion of how to behave in public no tenía ni la menor idea de cómo comportarse en público
      • I have some notion of mathematics tengo algunas nociones de matemáticas
      • I had a notion that I'd been there before tenía la sensación de que había estado allí antes
      • The above notions constitute the elementary concepts of category theory.
      • We see the world from different perspectives and have different notions of what constitutes fairness.
      • Reductionism and the criterial theory lean heavily on the notion of analytic or conceptual truth.
      • All of these various versions of blogging suggest different notions regarding community.
      • Chinese people seem to have more affection for, and put more belief in, Western notions and practices.
      • In the beginning, an ordinary person absorbs ideas and notions about different things from the surroundings and environment in which he lives.
      • There are different notions of what public opinion is.
      • Disparate sides may well use the same word or concept to evaluate and characterise beliefs and ideas, yet load them with different notions and values.
      • The second was that according to old-fashioned notions of gender stereotyping, a man should be the dominant partner in a marriage.
      • Though the concept of beauty is timeless, notions of what constitutes the perfect physical form have changed over time.
      • Privacy was viewed as a vague enough concept even before notions of emotional damage became incorporated into its meaning.
      • Present-day belief in these medieval notions is incredible.
      • At present, complexity theory is more a set of concepts, notions and observations than a full-fledged theory.
      • That is what Sir Owen Dixon set as the test - ordinary notions of the concept of income.
      • Words like ‘family’ are also ambiguous, because people will have different notions of who makes up their family.
      • In mental test theory these notions are treated mathematically.
      • He could not be bothered with spiritual notions or metaphysical concepts.
      • We need a hierarchical rather than an egalitarian conception of aesthetic notions.
      • Our examination of the particular concepts by topic suggests differing notions about what is meant by core concept.
      • As a whole, the show provided insight into the formative years of artists now known for wholly different notions of what painting might be.

    • 1.2 informal (inclination)

      to have a notion to + inf tener ganas de + inf
      • I've a notion to tell him just what I think tengo ganas de decirle exactamente lo que pienso
      • Eagleton says that opinion, appetite or inclinations are notions of individual desire that become a person's subjectivity.
      • And this desire transcends all notions of fear for one's own safety.
      • But ‘the social gap in notions of fun may have more to do with age than gender.’
      • Conceptual analysis is carried out in the philosophy of sexuality in order to clarify the fundamental notions of sexual desire and sexual activity.
      • Don't jump to conclusions, she chided herself, personally embarrassed by her outrageous notions.
      • As social psychologists we have an inherent interest in all notions which might inform practices related to social and family responsibility.
      • New Age materialism seemed an ugly form of self-serving notions to justify greed and the refusal of compassion.
      • Few notions strike fear in the hearts of an audience as much as the ‘concept album.’
      • I find it sad that our notions of fun are equated with destruction and violence, and not creation and sustenance.
      • I had vague notions of asking Sir Gregory about the comments that had passed between him and the Earl of Salisbury.
      • We'd talk about the nature of souls, notions of individuals and societies, and the function of psychology.

  • 2

    concepto masculine
  • 3notions plural

    • 3.1(in sewing)

      artículos de mercería masculine
      • Store small notions, such as buttons, pins and snaps, in empty film containers, pill bottles or baby food jars.
      • Crafters will often use a backpack to transport fabric and other sewing notions to a guild meeting, leaving both hands free to carry the sewing machine.
      • Also be sure to get such notions as thread, zippers, buttons, and interfacing.
      • On the ground floor there has been for twenty-five years a little store where toys and notions and stationery are sold.
      • Keep an eye out for sales on threads and other notions while you're there.

    • 3.2US

      household/gift/office notions artículos para el hogar/de regalo/de oficina