In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(idea, concepto)notionideano tiene la menor noción del tema — he doesn't know the first thing about / he doesn't have the first idea about the subject
- no tiene noción de lo que su ausencia significa para mí — she has no idea what her absence means to me
- ha perdido la noción del tiempo — he has lost all sense / notion of time
2nociones feminine plural(conocimientos)tengo nociones de ruso — I have a smattering of Russian
- les dio unas nociones de electrónica — she taught them the basics / rudiments of electronics
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