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"Broadcast" is a noun which is often translated as "la emisión", and "host" is a noun which is often translated as "el anfitrión". Learn more about the difference between "broadcast" and "host" below.
broadcast(
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kahst
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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. (in radio or tv)
a. la emisión
(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 news anchor interrupted the broadcast to deliver a public service announcement.El presentador de noticias interrumpió la emisión para dar un anuncio de servicio público.
The radio broadcast of the soccer game will begin at three pm.Le emisión por radio del partido de fútbol comenzará a las tres pm.
b. el programa
(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 broadcast can be seen at 8 pm.El programa se puede ver a las 8 pm.
c. la transmisión
(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 channel interrupted the broadcast of a show to announce the news.El canal interrumpió la transmisión del programa para anunciar la noticia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to propagate)
a. transmitir
Channel 11 will broadcast the debate live.El canal 11 transmitirá el debate en vivo.
b. emitir
Raquel broadcasts a radio program every morning.Raquel emite un programa de radio cada mañana.
c. radiar
The radio station broadcasts local bands at 3:30 pm.La estación de radio radia bandas locales a las 3:30 pm.
3. (to make known)
a. difundir
She got into an argument with Carla and then broadcast Carla's secrets to the whole school.Discutió con Carla y luego difundió los secretos de Carla a toda la escuela.
b. divulgar
The police broadcast the identities of the suspected killers they're searching for.La policía divulgó las identidades de los presuntos homicidas que se buscan.
4. (to scatter seeds)
a. diseminar
We broadcast grass and flower seeds on the vacant lot to provide ground cover.Diseminamos semillas de hierba y flores en el lote baldío para proporcionar una cubierta vegetal.
b. sembrar a voleo
We broadcast watermelon seeds throughout the garden so we'll have watermelons in the summer.Sembramos semillas de sandía a voleo por todo el jardín para poder tener sandías en el verano.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to propagate)
a. transmitir
As soon as we get the back up generator running, we can begin to broadcast again.Tan pronto echemos a andar el generador otra vez, podremos empezar a transmitir de nuevo.
b. emitirse
The national news broadcasts on all the stations at 5:30 pm.Las noticias nacionales se emiten por todas las estaciones a las 5:30 pm.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (related to media)
a. de radio y televisión
Claudia is studying broadcast journalism.Claudia está estudiando periodismo de radio y televisión.
b. de radiodifusión y teledifusión
The company is seeking to hire a broadcast media manager.La compañía está buscando contratar a un gerente de medios de radiodifusión y teledifusión.
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host(
host
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of a party)
a. el anfitrión
(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 anfitriona
(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 hosts made us feel at home.Los anfitriones nos hicieron sentir como en casa.
2. (television, radio)
a. el presentador
(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 presentadora
(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).
He is the host of a well-known talk show.Es presentador de un conocido programa de entrevistas.
3. (biology)
a. el huésped
(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 parasite needs a host in order to live.El parásito necesita un huésped para poder sobrevivir.
4. (computing)
a. el servidor
(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).
All of the computers are connected to the same host.Todas las computadoras están conectadas al mismo servidor.
5. (large quantity)
a. la multitud
(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).
A host of protesters interrupted the politician's speech.Una multitud de manifestantes interrumpió el discurso del político.
b. el sinfín
(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 city is overrun by hosts of tourists during the summer.Un sinfín de turistas invaden la ciudad durante el verano.
6. (recipient of a transplant)
a. el receptor
(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 receptora
(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 host's body seems to have accepted the new kidney.El cuerpo de la receptora parece haber aceptado el nuevo riñón.
7. (army)
a. la hueste
(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 hosts of the enemy were spread out over the valley.Las huestes del enemigo se extendían por todo el valle.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to act as the emcee for a program)
a. presentar
She has hosted the program for the last ten years.Ella ha presentado el programa durante los últimos diez años.
9. (to stage an event)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm hosting a small gathering of my closest friends at my house tonight.Invité a algunos de mis amigos más cercanos a mi casa esta noche.
We hosted their anniversary dinner.Ofrecimos nuestra casa para su cena de aniversario.
10. (to be the location for an event)
a. ser la sede de
Brazil hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2014.Brasil fue la sede del Mundial de la FIFA en 2014.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
11. (welcoming)
a. anfitrión
It's essential that host families make foreign students feel welcome.Es esencial que las familias anfitrionas hagan que los estudiantes extranjeros se sientan bienvenidos.
Host
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
12. (religion)
a. la Hostia
(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).
For Catholics, the Host represents Christ's body.Para los católicos, la hostia representa el cuerpo de Cristo.
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