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"Addition" is a noun which is often translated as "la suma", and "substitution" is a noun which is often translated as "la sustitución". Learn more about the difference between "addition" and "substitution" below.
addition(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mathematics)
a. la suma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The teacher is teaching addition to her students.La maestra está enseñando la suma a sus alumnos.
b. la adición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Addition and subtraction are the topics for the next class.La adición y la resta son los temas para la siguiente clase.
2. (person or thing added)
a. la incorporación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The chef recommended the addition of another ingredient.El chef recomendó la incorporación de otro ingrediente.
b. la adquisición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Susan will be a great addition to our team.Susan será una excelente adquisición para nuestro equipo.
3. (act of adding)
a. la adición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We don't have enough money for the addition of more personnel.No tenemos suficiente dinero para la adición de más personal.
4. (part of a building added)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la ampliación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
With the addition, we will now have three bedrooms.Con la ampliación, tendremos tres dormitorios.
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substitution(
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stih
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (replacing)
a. la sustitución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The substitution of honey for sugar will give a more healthy alternative.La sustitución de azúcar por miel ofrece una versión más saludable de esta receta.
2. (sports)
a. la sustitución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(action)
The coach made a substitution at half-time.El entrenador hizo una sustitución en el descanso.
b. el suplente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la suplente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(person)
Rollins had a chance to prove himself when he came on as a substitution.Rollins tuvo la oportunidad de demostrar su valía cuando jugó como suplente.
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