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"Badge" is a noun which is often translated as "la insignia", and "poster" is a noun which is often translated as "el póster". Learn more about the difference between "badge" and "poster" below.
badge(
bahj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (emblem)
a. la insignia
(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).
He was praised for earning more merit badges than the other members of his group.Fue alabado por ganar más insignias al mérito que los demás miembros de su grupo.
b. el distintivo
(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).
He was awarded the badge on his uniform for his bravery during the war.Le otorgaron el distintivo de su uniforme por su valentía durante la guerra.
c. la chapa
(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).
(made of metal)
We knew he was a police officer by the badge on his sleeve.Sabíamos que era policía por la chapa de su manga.
d. la placa
(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).
I ordered some name badges for the delegates.Pedí unas placas identificativas para los congresistas.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(display)
a. la señal
(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).
Wearing a suit used to be regarded as a badge of respectability.Llevar traje solía considerarse señal de respetabilidad.
b. el símbolo
(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).
The fraternity brothers said that the brands they gave each other were like badges of honor.Los hombres en el círculo estudiantil dijeron que las marcas de hierro que se hicieron eran como símbolos de honor.
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poster(
pos
-
tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (large picture)
a. el póster
(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).
My sister gave me a poster as a gift.Mi hermana me regaló un póster.
b. el cartel
(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).
I saw a poster announcing that movie.Vi un cartel que anunciaba esa película.
c. el afiche
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I have a poster of my favorite band in my room.Tengo un afiche de mi grupo favorito en la habitación.
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