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"Blueprint" is a noun which is often translated as "el cianotipo", and "plan" is a noun which is often translated as "el plan". Learn more about the difference between "blueprint" and "plan" below.
blueprint(
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prihnt
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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. (tecnical drawing)
a. el cianotipo
(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 historical society wanted to rebuild the mansion, but the original blueprints had been lost.La sociedad histórica quería reconstruir la mansión pero los cianotipos originales se habían perdido.
b. el plano
(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).
On the blueprint of the building, a big cross marked the place where the box was hidden.En el plano del edificio, una gran cruz señalaba el sitio donde estaba oculta la caja.
2. (plan)
a. el modelo
(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 government hopes that our state's solar energy project will serve as a blueprint for the whole country.El gobierno espera que el proyecto de energía solar de nuestro estado sirva de modelo para todo el país.
b. el plan de acción
(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).
We're still developing our blueprint for the restaurant.Todavía vamos desarrollando nuestro plan de acción para el restaurante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to draw a plan of)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. hacer el plano de
The architect who blueprinted the house has received numerous awards and is known all over the world.La arquitecta que hizo el plano de la casa ha recibido numerosos premios y es conocida en todo el mundo.
4. (to plan or make)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. planear
We blueprinted a strategy to make the most of the resources we had.Planeamos una estrategia para sacar el máximo partido posible de los recursos que teníamos.
b. trazar
Have you blueprinted a plan to achieve your objectives?¿Han trazado ustedes algún plan para lograr sus objetivos?
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plan(
plahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (idea)
a. el plan
(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 has been a change of plan, so we will meet at my place.Ha habido un cambio de planes, así que nos vemos en mi casa.
2. (diagram)
a. el plano
(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 architect drew up the plan of our new house.El arquitecto nos hizo el plano de la casa nueva.
3. (scheme)
a. el plan
(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 school is signing a five-year plan to promote the arts.El colegio va a firmar un plan quinquenal para promover las artes.
4. (outline)
a. el esquema
(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).
When the plan of the novel was finished, the writer started writing.Cuando acabó el esquema de la novela, el escritor empezó a escribir.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to arrange)
a. planear
I am looking forward to planning our summer together.Estoy emocionada para planear nuestro verano juntos.
b. planificar
The bride planned the wedding all by herself.La novia planificó la boda ella sola.
6. (to intend)
a. pensar
I plan to have a dog when I live on my own.Pienso tener un perro cuando viva sola.
b. planear
I've been planning to visit her for a couple of weeks.Llevo un par de semanas planeando visitarla.
7. (to draw)
a. diseñar
The architect is planning a building.El arquitecto está diseñando un edificio.
8. (to outline)
a. hacer un esquema de
The author planned her novel in two days, but took three months to write it.La autora hizo un esquema de su novela en dos días, pero tardó tres meses en escribirla.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (to arrange)
a. hacer planes
We have to plan for the future; I do not want to improvise.Hemos de hacer planes para el futuro, no quiero improvisar.
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