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"Benefits" is a form of "benefit", a noun which is often translated as "el beneficio". "Wage" is a noun which is often translated as "el salario". Learn more about the difference between "benefits" and "wage" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (advantage)
a. el beneficio
(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).
These resources have been exploited for the benefit of others.Estos recursos se han explotado en beneficio de otros.
b. el provecho
(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 parents get little benefit from technology.Mis padres sacan poco provecho de la tecnología.
c. la ventaja
(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).
Shopping online has many benefits.Comprar en línea tiene muchas ventajas.
2. (state payment)
a. la prestación
(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).
Welfare benefits are for those who need help.Las prestaciones sociales son para aquellos que necesitan ayuda.
b. el subsidio
(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).
Applications for unemployment benefit should be submitted online.El subsidio de desempleo debe solicitarse en línea.
3. (performance)
a. la función benéfica
(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).
A benefit for Syrian refugees is being organized.Se está organizando una función benéfica para los refugiados de Siria.
4. (perk)
a. el beneficio
(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).
This employer offers an interesting set of benefits.Esta empresa ofrece un conjunto de beneficios interesante.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to profit)
a. beneficiarse
Who benefits from war?¿Quién se beneficia de la guerra?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to be of use to)
a. beneficiar
This program benefits the less fortunate.Este programa beneficia a los menos afortunados.
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wage(
weyj
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rate of pay)
a. el salario
(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).
Donna earns a wage of $10 an hour at her job.Donna gana un salario de $10 la hora en su trabajo.
b. el sueldo
(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 minimum wage in some countries is a minimum daily wage, not an hourly wage.El sueldo mínimo en algunos países es un sueldo diario, no por hora.
2. (remuneration)
a. la paga
(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).
Lucy spends half her wages on rent.Lucy gasta la mitad de su paga en la renta.
b. el sueldo
(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).
Low wages are a problem for the economy.Los sueldos bajos son un problema para la economía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to unleash)
a. emprender
The new mayor pledges to wage a relentless war on crime.El nuevo alcalde se compromete a emprender una guerra sin cuartel contra el crimen.
b. hacer
The Spanish waged war against the Moors during the Reconquista.Los españoles les hicieron la guerra a los moros durante la Reconquista.
c. librar
The dictator was accused of waging war on his own citizens.El dictador fue acusado de librar una guerra contra sus propios ciudadanos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (remunerative)
a. salarial
The union negotiated a wage agreement with management.El sindicato negoció un acuerdo salarial con la gerencia.
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