Quick answer
"Ceremony" is a noun which is often translated as "la ceremonia", and "service" is a noun which is often translated as "el servicio". Learn more about the difference between "ceremony" and "service" below.
ceremony(
seh
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rih
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mo
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ni
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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. (general)
a. la ceremonia
(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 ceremony will take place in the village church next Sunday.La ceremonia se celebrará en la iglesia del pueblo el próximo domingo.
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service(
suhr
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vihs
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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. (help)
a. el servicio
(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).
I don't know how I can thank you for the service you've done us, doctor.No sé cómo puedo agradecerle el servicio que nos brindaste, doctor.
2. (organization)
a. el servicio
(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 staff who work for the prison service know about the scandal.Todos los empleados del servicio penitenciario saben del escándalo.
3. (public utility)
a. el servicio
(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 public transportation service in this city is amazing.El servicio de transporte público en esta ciudad es asombroso.
4. (assistance)
a. el servicio
(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 customer service is available 24/7.Nuestro servicio de atención al cliente está disponible 24/7.
5. (work done by a person that serves)
a. el servicio
(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 service in this restaurant is really fast.El servicio en este restaurante es realmente rápido.
6. (disposal)
a. el servicio
(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).
Don't forget that our staff are at your service.No olviden que nuestro personal está a su servicio.
7. (employment)
a. el trabajo
(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).
He was dismissed after one year's service.Le despidieron después de un año de trabajo.
8. (military)
a. las fuerzas armadas
(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).
My little brother is in the service.Mi hermano menor trabaja en las fuerzas armadas.
b. la rama
(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 don't remember which military service my grandfather was in.No recuerdo en qué rama militar estaba mi abuelo.
9. (use)
a. el servicio
(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 new planes will come into service next year.Los nuevos aviones entrarán en servicio el año que viene.
10. (religious)
a. el oficio
(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).
(Protestant)
The service will start later today because of a wedding.El oficio empezará hoy más tarde por causa de una boda.
b. la misa
(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).
(Catholic)
What time does the service begin?¿A qué hora empieza la misa?
11. (maintenance)
a. la revisión
(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 van needs service every six months.La camioneta necesita una revisión cada seis meses.
12. (sports)
a. el servicio
(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 tennis player had a powerful service.El tenista tenía un potente servicio.
13. (culinary)
a. la vajilla
(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 need to buy a new service to replace the broken one.Tenemos que comprar una vajilla nueva para sustituir la que está rota.
14. (legal)
a. la notificación
(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 received a service of summons to go to court.Recibí una notificación de mi citación para ir al juzgado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
15. (to maintain)
a. hacer una revisión a
Have you serviced your car this year?¿Le has hecho al coche la revisión de este año?
16. (to pay)
a. pagar los intereses de
I'm afraid I can't service the loan.Me temo que no puedo pagar los intereses del préstamo.
services
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
17. (military)
a. las fuerzas armadas
(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).
How many years did you spend in the services?¿Cuántos años estuviste en las fuerzas armadas?
18. (service station)
a. el área de servicio
(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).
(United Kingdom)
Can we stop in the next services?¿Podemos parar en la próxima área de servicio?
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