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"Building" is a noun which is often translated as "el edificio", and "property" is a noun which is often translated as "la propiedad". Learn more about the difference between "building" and "property" below.
building(
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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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property(
pra
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puhr
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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. (possession)
a. la propiedad
(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).
Hey, don't touch the car. It's not your property.Oye, no toques el coche. No es de tu propiedad.
2. (real estate)
a. la propiedad
(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).
Who owns the property next door?¿Quién es el dueño de la propiedad de al lado?
b. el inmueble
(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).
This luxurious property has been discounted to under $10,000,000.Este lujoso inmueble ha bajado a menos de $10,000,000.
c. el terreno
(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 plan to develop this property into a first class hotel.Tenemos la intención de convertir este terreno en un hotel de primera clase.
3. (attribute)
a. la propiedad
(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 plant is said to have cancer-curing properties.Se dice que esta planta tiene propiedades que curan el cáncer.
4. (phenomenon)
a. el estrella
(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 estrella
(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 hottest property in Hollywood this year.Él es la estrella de moda en Hollywood este año.
5. (theater)
a. el accesorio
(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 properties for the play included swords, apples, and coffee cups.Los accesorios para la obra incluyeron espadas, manzanas y tazas para café.
properties
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (theater)
a. el atrezzo
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The students made the play's properties.El atrezzo de la obra lo hicieron los alumnos.
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