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"Allot" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "asignar", and "assign" is a transitive verb which is also often translated as "asignar". Learn more about the difference between "allot" and "assign" below.
allot(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to assign)
a. asignar
The debate committee allotted each participant two minutes for closing remarks.El comité de debate asignó a cada participante dos minutos para los comentarios finales.
b. adjudicar
The farmer allotted 10 acres of land to a charity and the rest he left to his family in his will.El granjero adjudicó 10 acres de tierra a una organización benéfica y el resto se lo dejó a su familia en su testamento.
2. (to distribute)
a. distribuir
Congress allots funds to every federal agency.El Congreso distribuye fondos a cada agencia federal.
b. repartir
The coach allotted tickets to each player to give to their family for the game.El entrenador les repartió boletos para el partido a los jugadores para dar a sus familiares.
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assign(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to entrust with)
a. asignar
The project was assigned to a Brazilian architect.El proyecto le fue asignado a una arquitecta brasileña.
2. (education)
a. poner como tarea
Our Spanish professor has assigned us two books to read over the summer.El profesor de español nos puso como tarea para el verano la lectura de dos libros.
b. dar como tarea
I'm going to assign you an essay on civil rights.Les daré como tarea escribir un ensayo sobre los derechos civiles.
c. mandar a leer
The teacher assigned us Benjamin Franklin's autobiography.La maestra nos mandó a leer la autobiografía de Benjamin Franklin.
3. (to allocate)
a. asignar
We're going to assign you an intern to help you with this task.Te asignaremos a un becario para que te ayude con este cometido.
b. destinar (funds)
11% of the hospital budget was assigned to the treatment of tropical diseases.Un 11% del presupuesto del hospital fue destinado al tratamiento de enfermedades tropicales.
4. (to appoint)
a. designar (to a post)
This year I was assigned to the position of executive director.Este año fui designada para el cargo de directora ejecutiva.
b. destinar (to an office)
She has just been assigned to the newspaper's office in Barcelona.La acaban de destinar a las oficinas que el periódico tiene en Barcelona.
5. (to ascribe)
a. atribuir
The poem remains anonymous because no one has been able to assign it to an author.El poema sigue siendo anónimo porque no ha sido posible atribuírselo a ningún autor.
6. (legal)
a. ceder
The northern part of the estate was assigned to the local university.La parte norte de la propiedad fue cedida a la universidad local.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
7. (legal)
a. el cesionario
(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 cesionaria
(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 owner and her successors and assigns must occupy the property as their primary residence.La propietaria y sus sucesores y cesionarios deben hacer uso del inmueble como primera residencia.
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