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"Boundaries" is a noun which is often translated as "el límite", and "limits" is a noun which is also often translated as "el límite". Learn more about the difference between "boundaries" and "limits" below.
boundary(
baun
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dri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (limit)
a. el límite
(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).
Her new book challenges the boundaries of traditional thought.Su nuevo libro desafía los límites del pensamiento tradicional.
b. la frontera
(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 Columbia River forms the boundary between Oregon and Washington.El río Columbia constituye la frontera entre Oregón y Washington.
c. el linde
(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).
They marked the boundaries of the property with painted rocks.Marcaron los lindes de la finca con rocas pintadas.
2. (sports)
a. la banda
(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 batsman scored six runs when he hit the ball over the boundary.El bateador anotó seis carreras cuando mandó la pelota sobre la banda.
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limit(
lih
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miht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ultimate point)
a. el límite
(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).
Triathletes push their bodies to the limit.Los triatletas llevan sus cuerpos al límite.
b. el colmo
(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 kids pushed me to the limit of my patience.Los niños llevaron mi paciencia al colmo.
2. (boundary)
a. el límite
(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 police caught the suspects when they were leaving the city limits.La policía atrapó a los sospechosos cuando traspasaban los límites de la ciudad.
3. (restriction)
a. el límite
(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).
I have a $400 credit limit.Tengo un límite de crédito de $400.
4. (mathematics)
a. el límite
(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 teacher asked us to find the limit of the function.El maestro nos pidió encontrar el límite de la función.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to delimit)
a. limitar
I have to limit my sugar intake.Tengo que limitar mi consumo de azúcar.
b. restringir
That cell phone carrier limits your data use after you have used more than 3 GB.Esa compañía de teléfono celular restringe el uso de datos cuando se haya usado más de 3 GB.
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