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"Building" is a noun which is often translated as "el edificio", and "execute" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "ejecutar". Learn more about the difference between "building" and "execute" below.
building(
bihl
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dihng
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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. (structure)
a. el edificio
(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).
It's an impressive building, with 94 levels and a location in the center of the city.Es un edificio impresionante, con 94 pisos y una ubicación en el centro de la ciudad.
b. la construcción
(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).
That new building is a costly monstrosity.Esa construcción nueva es una monstruosidad costosa.
2. (act of building)
a. la construcción
(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 building of the new library is going to take four months.La construcción de la nueva biblioteca va a tomar cuatro meses.
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execute(
ehk
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sih
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kyut
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put to death)
a. ejecutar
The prisoners were afraid they would be executed.Los prisioneros temían ser ejecutados.
b. ajusticiar
The rebels executed the captives without warning.Los rebeldes ajusticiaron a los cautivos sin previo aviso.
2. (to carry out)
a. ejecutar (a plan)
The plan was executed in three phases.El plan fue ejecutado en tres etapas.
b. llevar a cabo (a plan)
Secret government agents executed the plan to destroy the weapons facility.Agentes secretos gubernamentales llevaron a cabo el plan para destruir el depósito de armas.
c. poner en práctica (a strategy or a plan)
It's an ambitious strategy, which will be very difficult to execute.Es una estrategia ambiciosa, que será muy difícil de poner en práctica.
d. ejercer (duties)
She executed her duties responsibly and efficiently.Ejerció sus funciones de forma responsable y eficiente.
e. desempeñar (duties)
She failed to execute her duties and was replaced.No desempeñó sus funciones como se esperaba y fue reemplazada.
f. cumplir (orders)
The sergeant refused to execute the general's orders.El sargento se negó a cumplir las órdenes del general.
g. realizar (a work of art or an action)
The artist executed a really original piece of sculpture.El artista realizó una pieza escultórica verdaderamente original.
3. (legal)
a. ejecutar (a will)
She is the lawyer in charge of executing the will.Ella es la abogada encargada de ejecutar el testamento.
b. legalizar (a document)
The document was executed by the notary.El documento fue legalizado por el notario.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (computing)
a. ejecutar
Download the file and double-click to execute the program.Descarga el archivo y haz un doble clic para ejecutar el programa.
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