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"Brand" is a noun which is often translated as "la marca", and "mark" is a noun which is also often translated as "la marca". Learn more about the difference between "brand" and "mark" below.
brand(
brahnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (commerce)
a. la marca
(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).
We spent a year defining our brand before launching it to the public.Tardamos un año en definir nuestra marca antes de lanzarla al público.
2. (style)
a. el tipo
(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 are seeing a new brand of harrassment among adolescent girls.Estamos viendo un nuevo tipo de acoso entre las niñas adolescentes.
b. el estilo
(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).
Even though they were twins, they each had her own brand of dressing.Aunque eran gemelas, cada una tenía su propio estilo de vestir.
3. (identification)
a. la marca
(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 cow is stolen. This brand is from a different ranch.Esta vaca es robada. Esta marca es de otro rancho.
b. el hierro
(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).
Our cattle have our ranch's brand.Nuestro ganado tiene el hierro de nuestro rancho.
4. (branding iron)
a. el hierro de marcar
(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).
Heat the brand until it's red hot.Calienta el hierro de marcar hasta que esté al rojo vivo.
b. el hierro
(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).
Be sure you're wearing the proper protective gear when you handle the brand.Asegúrate de llevar el equipo de protección adecuado cuando manejes el hierro.
5.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(torch)
a. la tea
(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).
We spent a romantic evening on the beach under the light of the brands.Pasamos una noche romántica en la playa bajo la luz de las teas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to leave a mark)
a. marcar
The cowboy branded the horse about ten days after receiving it.El vaquero marcó el caballo unos diez días después de recibirlo.
b. grabar
The trauma of the earthquake was branded on my memory.El trauma del terremoto se grabó en mi memoria.
c. marcar con hierro (agriculture)
Get plenty of sleep, because tomorrow we are going to brand 500 head of cattle.Duerme mucho porque mañana vamos a marcar 500 cabezas de ganado con hierro.
7. (to label)
a. tildar
The fans branded him a failure after his first professional match.Los aficionados lo tildaron de fracasado después de su primer partido profesional.
b. tachar
She was branded a Nazi for her far right opinons.Fue tachada de nazi por sus opiniones ultraderechistas.
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mark(
mark
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sign)
a. la marca
(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).
(written or printed)
The red mark indicates where you have to stop.La marca roja indica dónde tienes que parar.
b. la mancha
(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).
(on fur or skin)
Dalmatians are white dogs with black marks.Los dálmatas son perros blancos con manchas negras.
c. la señal
(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 a feeling, sensation or emotion)
They stood up as a mark of respect.Se pusieron de pie en señal de respeto.
2. (stain)
a. la mancha
(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 spilt wine left a mark on the carpet.El vino derramado dejó una mancha en la alfombra.
3. (scratch)
a. la marca
(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).
There were some marks on the dining table after the move.La mesa del comedor quedó con algunas marcas después de la mudanza.
4. (trace)
a. la huella
(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).
She's already made her mark on the music industry.Ya ha dejado huella en el mundo de la música.
5. (target)
a. el blanco
(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).
Aim the dart at the mark.Apunta el dardo al blanco.
6. (at school or university) (United Kingdom)
a. la nota
(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).
You need to improve your marks.Necesitas mejorar tus notas.
7. (in races)
a. la marca
(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).
On your marks, get set, go!¡En sus marcas, listos, ya!
8. (former German currency)
a. el marco
(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 mark was superseded by the euro.El marco fue reemplazado por el euro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to indicate physically)
a. marcar
I've marked the sections that need to be deleted.He marcado las secciones que hay que suprimir.
10. (to indicate symbolically)
a. marcar
Industrialization marked the beginning of a new era.La industrialización marcó el comienzo de una nueva era.
11. (to stain)
a. dejar una marca en
The hot mug marked the coffee table.La taza caliente dejó una marca en la mesa de centro.
12. (to commemorate)
a. celebrar
We must find a suitable way to mark the occasion.Tenemos que ver la forma apropiada de celebrar la ocasión.
13. (to have a lasting effect on)
a. marcar
The untimely death of her son marked her forever.La prematura muerte de su hijo la marcó para siempre.
14. (at school or university) (United Kingdom)
a. calificar (an exam)
He spent the weekend marking exam papers.Pasó el fin de semana calificando exámenes..
b. corregir (homework or an essay)
It took her all afternoon to mark their essays.Le tomó toda la tarde corregir sus trabajos.
Mark
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
15. (name)
a. Marcos
My dog's name is Mark, but we call him Marky.Mi perro se llama Marcos, pero le decimos Marquitos.
b. Marco
Mark doesn't like elephants.A Marco no le gustan los elefantes.
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