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"Billboard" is a noun which is often translated as "la valla publicitaria", and "development" is a noun which is often translated as "el desarrollo". Learn more about the difference between "billboard" and "development" below.
billboard(
bihl
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bawrd
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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. (general)
a. la valla publicitaria
(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 saw a billboard on the station concourse advertising the concert.Vi una valla publicitaria en la explanada de la estación que anunciaba el concierto.
b. la cartelera
(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).
Although she was now a movie star, she couldn't get used to seeing her face on every billboard.Aunque era una estrella de cine, no se acostumbraba a ver su cara en todas las carteleras.
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development(
dih
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veh
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luhp
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mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (creation)
a. el desarrollo
(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 is working on the development of a superconductor.Está trabajando en el desarrollo de un superconductor.
2. (progress)
a. el desarrollo
(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 development of the sales department is the company's top priority.El desarrollo del departamento de ventas es la mayor prioridad de la compañía.
b. la evolución
(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).
The rapid development of the disease has the population in panic.La rápida evolución de la enfermedad ha hecho cundir el pánico entre la población.
3. (turn of events)
a. la novedad
(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).
Have there been any developments on the weather forecast?¿Ha habido alguna novedad en el pronóstico meteorológico?
b. el acontecimiento
(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 most important development in this area happened 40 years ago.El acontecimiento más importante en esta área sucedió hace 40 años.
c. el cambio
(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).
There have been some surprising new developments in the field.Ha habido cambios sorprendentes en este campo.
4. (housing)
a. la urbanización
(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).
My mother lives in a new development on the south side of town.Mi madre vive en una nueva urbanización del sur de la ciudad.
b. el fraccionamiento
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
The property is located inside a private development.La propiedad está ubicada en un fraccionamiento privado.
5. (transformation)
a. la urbanización
(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).
(of land)
The company just got approval for the development of 40 acres of forest.La empresa acaba de recibir el visto bueno para la urbanización de 40 acres de bosque.
b. la explotación
(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).
(of resources)
The reform of the law permits foreign development of mines.La reforma de la ley permite la explotación de las minas por parte de empresas extranjeras.
6. (economy)
a. el desarrollo
(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).
Andy is working on a development project in Haiti.Andy está trabajando en un proyecto de desarrollo en Haití.
7. (music)
a. el desarrollo
(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).
Musical development communicates an idea in the course of a classical composition.El desarrollo musical comunica una idea en el transcurso de una composición clásica.
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