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"Brands" is a form of "brand", a noun which is often translated as "la marca". "Model" is a noun which is often translated as "el modelo". Learn more about the difference between "brands" and "model" below.
brand(
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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. (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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model(
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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. (example)
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).
You can use the template as a model to create your own CV.Puedes usar la plantilla como modelo para crear tu propio CV.
2. (miniature representation)
a. la maqueta
(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 architect is making a model of a museum he's going to build.El arquitecto está haciendo una maqueta de un museo que va a construir.
b. 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).
My grandfather used to make models of old airplanes.Mi abuelo hacía modelos de viejos aeroplanos.
3. (paragon)
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).
You have to be a model for your younger brother.Tienes que ser un modelo para tu hermano pequeño.
b. el ejemplo
(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).
She became a model to younger tennis players.Se convirtió en un ejemplo para las tenistas más jóvenes.
4. (design)
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 latest model has a voice-controlled microphone.El último modelo tiene un micrófono accionado por la voz.
5. (fashion)
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).
, la modelo
(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 models walked down the catwalk wearing the designer's creations.Las modelos desfilaron por la pasarela luciendo las creaciones del diseñador.
6. (fine arts or photography)
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).
, la modelo
(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).
Models posed for hours on end in our painting classes.Los modelos posaban durante horas en nuestras clases de pintura.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
7. (miniature)
a. en miniatura
His hobby is model trains.Su hobby son los ferrocarriles en miniatura.
b. a escala
My father is building a model ship in a bottle.Mi padre está haciendo un barco a escala en una botella.
8. (ideal)
a. modelo
To be a model student you have to get the best grades.Para ser un estudiante modelo tienes que sacar las mejores notas.
b. ejemplar
He was a model father.Era un padre ejemplar.
9. (prototype)
a. piloto
We visited the model home because the building work still wasn't finished.Visitamos la casa piloto porque las obras aún no se habían terminado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to shape)
a. modelar
I learned how to model a clay vase in the pottery class.Aprendí a modelar un jarrón de arcilla en clase de alfarería.
11. (to base)
a. inspirar
The current legal system is modeled on Roman law.El sistema legal actual está inspirado en el derecho romano.
b. basar
They modeled their design after vintage cars.Basaron su diseño en los coches de época.
12. (fashion)
a. ser modelo de
She models swimwear.Es modelo de trajes de baño.
b. lucir modelos de
We will be modeling Di Carlo's new collection at the Barcelona fashion show.Luciremos modelos de la nueva colección de Di Carlo en la pasarela de Barcelona.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
13. (to shape)
a. modelar
Knead the clay before you model with it.Amasa la arcilla antes de usarla para modelar.
14. (fashion)
a. trabajar de modelo
My cousin models for a well-known modeling agency.Mi prima trabaja de modelo para una famosa agencia de modelos.
15. (fine arts or photography)
a. posar
The artist was always looking for subjects to model for his paintings.El artista siempre buscaba a gente que posara para sus cuadros.
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