Hear an audio pronunciation
vs
Hear an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Balance" is a noun which is often translated as "balance", and "saldo" is a noun which is also often translated as "balance". Learn more about the difference between "balance" and "saldo" below.
balance(
bah
-
lahn
-
seh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (financial operation)
a. balance
Cariño, llegaré a casa tarde porque estoy haciendo un balance de las cuentas anuales de la empresa.Honey, I'm going to be home late because I'm doing a balance of the company's annual accounts.
2. (financial document)
a. balance sheet
Martina, dile al contador que quiero el balance en mi mesa hoy.Martina, tell the accountant that I want the balance sheet on my desk today.
b. balance
No hay registro de esa transacción en el balance de pagos.There's no record of that transaction in the balance of payments.
3. (list)
a. inventory
Se descubrió que varios artículos faltaban cuando realizamos el balance.Several items came up missing when we did inventory.
b. stocktaking (United Kingdom)
Al final de año, los empleados hacen el balance de los artículos que quedan en el almacén.At the end of the year, the employees do the stocktaking of the items left in the warehouse.
4. (result)
a. outcome
Todavía tenemos que esperar un mes para conocer el balance total del experimento.We still have to wait a month to know the total outcome of the experiment.
5. (appraisal)
a. evaluation
Este artículo presenta un balance sobre la situación de Venezuela.This article presents an evaluation of the Venezuelan situation.
b. assessment
Este test es un balance para entender cómo funciona el sistema en circunstancias reales.This test is an assessment to understand how the system works under real-life circumstances.
c. stock
Si haces balance de tus logros, verás que tienes mucho de lo que estar orgullosa.If you take stock of all your accomplishments, you'll see you have a lot to be proud of.
d. toll (deaths)
En este momento se estima que el balance de víctimas mortales es superior a 200.The death toll is now estimated to be over 200.
6. (amount of money in an account)
a. balance
El balance de tu cuenta corriente es demasiado bajo para que uses tu tarjeta de débito para esta compra.The balance in your checking account is too low for you to use your debit card on this purchase.
7. (furniture)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. rocking chair
Mi abuela tarareaba en el balance en el rincón.My grandmother was humming in the rocking chair in the corner.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
saldo(
sahl
-
doh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (amount in an account)
a. balance
Deberías verificar el saldo de tu cuenta lo más frecuentemente posible.You should check your account balance as often as possible.
b. remainder
El saldo de la tarjeta de regalo será mínimo después de esa compra.The remainder on the gift card will be minimal after that purchase.
2. (amount to be paid)
a. payment
¿Ya pagaste el saldo de la hipoteca?Did you already pay the mortgage payment?
b. settlement
¿Quién tiene que pagar el saldo impuesto por la juez?Who has to pay the settlement imposed by the judge?
3. (balance on a cell phone)
a. credit
Se me agotó el saldo en mi celular.The credit on my cell phone ran out.
4. (final result)
a. outcome
El saldo de la reunión fue muy positivo.The outcome of the meeting was positive.
b. toll
El incidente dejó un saldo de cientos de heridos.The incident left a toll of hundreds of injured people.
5. (good buy)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bargain
Encontré un gran saldo en herramientas de jardinería.I found a great bargain on gardening tools.
saldos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (period of sales)
a. sales
¿Ya viste la falda que compró Cristi en los saldos de noviembre?Did you see the skirt Cristi bought during the November sales?
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS