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"Booking" is a noun which is often translated as "la reservación", and "holding" is a noun which is often translated as "la tenencia". Learn more about the difference between "booking" and "holding" below.
booking(
boo
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kihng
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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. (reservation)
a. la reservación
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
You can cancel your booking online.Se puede cancelar la reservación en línea.
b. la reserva
(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).
Shawn made a booking for two at 7pm at the new Italian restaurant.Shawn hizo una reserva para dos a las 7pm en el restaurante italiano nuevo.
2. (engagement to perform)
a. el compromiso
(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 band has bookings all over the West Coast for the next six months.La banda tiene compromisos por toda la Costa Oeste durante los próximos seis meses.
3. (sports)
a. la amonestación
(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).
(soccer)
Did you see that!? It should have been a red and he didn't even get a booking!¿¡Viste eso!? ¡Debería haber sido una tarjeta roja y ni siquiera le dieron una amonestación!
b. la sanción
(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).
(soccer)
The goalkeeper got a booking for leaving the pitch without permission.El portero recibió una sanción por abandonar el campo de juego sin autorización.
4. (act of making a reservation)
a. reservar
Early booking is essential in the summer.Es imprescindible reservar con anticipación.
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holding(
hold
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ihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of having)
a. la tenencia
(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 holding of explosives without a license is prohibited.La tenencia de explosivos sin licencia está prohibida.
2. (real estate)
a. la propiedad
(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).
Their company is currently renting several holdings for their greenhouses.Actualmente su empresa está alquilando varias propiedades para sus invernaderos.
b. la parcela
(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).
This particular holding is designated for industrial use.Esta parcela concreta está destinada a uso industrial.
c. la chacra
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
They inherited several holdings from their father, who was a farmer.Heredaron varias chacras de su padre, que era granjero.
3. (finance)
a. la participación
(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).
Because the company has a minority holding, they have less authority in the final decision.Dado que la empresa tiene una participación minoritaria, tienen menos peso en la decisión final.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (causing delay)
a. dilatorio
Their troops haven't made any aggressive moves. They're just exercising holding tactics at this point.Sus tropas no han hecho ningún gesto agresivo. Solo están practicando tácticas dilatorias.
5. (storage)
a. de almacenamiento
There's nothing interesting in there. It's just a holding building.No hay nada interesante allí dentro. Es solo un edificio de almacenamiento.
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