Quick answer
"Camera" is a noun which is often translated as "la cámara", and "survey" is a noun which is often translated as "la encuesta". Learn more about the difference between "camera" and "survey" below.
camera(
kahm
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ruh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (photographic device)
a. la cámara
(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).
Can you take our picture with my camera?¿Nos puedes tomar una foto con mi cámara?
2. (recording device)
a. la cámara
(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).
Don't forget to look at the camera when you give your speech.No te olvides de mirar a la cámara cuando des el discurso.
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survey(
suhr
-
vey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (poll)
a. la encuesta
(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).
Customer satisfaction surveys help businesses retain clients.Las encuestas de satisfacción al cliente ayudan a los negocios a mantener a sus clientes.
b. el sondeo
(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).
A survey of young people shows that they know little about politics.Un sondeo de gente joven muestra que saben poco de la política.
2. (topography)
a. la medición
(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 survey of the lot shows that it is smaller than stated on the paperwork.La medición del solar muestra que es más pequeño que lo que consta en los papeles.
3. (inspection)
a. la inspección
(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 civil engineers were called in to carry out a survey of the bridge.Llamaron a los ingenieros civiles para realizar una inspección del puente.
b. el peritaje
(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).
A survey is required to assess the property's condition and value.Se requiere un peritaje para valorar la condición y el valor de la propiedad.
c. el avalúo
(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 inspector is coming to finish the survey of the house tomorrow.El inspector viene mañana para terminar el avalúo de la casa.
4. (evaluation)
a. el estudio
(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 survey looked at many different professions and activities.Nuestro estudio incluyó muchas profesiones y actividades diferentes.
5. (overview)
a. la visión de conjunto
(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).
I would like to begin with a general survey of the situation as it currently stands.Quisiera comenzar con una visión de conjunto de la situación tal y como se encuentra en la actualidad.
b. la visión general
(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 book presents a survey of Latin American literature in the 20th century.Este libro ofrece una visión general de la literatura latinoamericana del siglo XX.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to poll)
a. encuestar
A thousand married people were surveyed to see how happy they were.Se encuestó a un millar de casados para ver cuán felices eran.
7. (to look at)
a. contemplar
They stood in awe and surveyed the land that stretched before them.Se quedaron asombrados contemplando la tierra que se extendía ante ellos.
b. mirar
Jorge surveyed the field before taking the corner kick.Jorge miró la cancha antes de tirar el saque de esquina.
8. (to inspect)
a. inspeccionar
The experts surveyed the building and declared it unsafe.Los peritos inspeccionaron el edificio y tomaron la decisión de que no estaba seguro.
9. (topography)
a. levantar planos de
The lot was surveyed to determine where to position the house.Se levantaron planos del terreno para decidir dónde ubicar la casa.
b. medir
The builders have to survey the yard before they can build the fence.Los constructores tienen que medir el jardín antes de construir la reja.
10. (to study)
a. estudiar
This documentary surveys the care received by animals in circuses.Este documental estudia el cuidado que reciben los animales en los circos.
11. (to scrutinize)
a. escudriñar
The sculptor surveyed the work his apprentice had done.El escultor escudriño el trabajo que había hecho su aprendiz.
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