Quick answer
"Chamber" is a noun which is often translated as "el aposento", and "house" is a noun which is often translated as "la casa". Learn more about the difference between "chamber" and "house" below.
chamber(
cheym
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buhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(room)
a. el aposento
(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 opened the door and invited his guests into his chamber.Abrió la puerta e invitó a sus invitados a pasar a su aposento.
2. (politics)
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).
The senators are discussing the new proposal in the senate chamber.Los senadores están discutiendo las nuevas propuestas en la cámara del Senado.
3. (anatomy)
a. la cavidad
(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).
(of the heart)
He needed surgery to repair the walls of one of the chambers in his heart.Necesitaba cirugía para reparar las paredes de una de las cavidades de su corazón.
4. (weaponry)
a. la recámara
(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).
(of a gun)
I already know you won't shoot me. The chamber's empty.Ya sé que no me vas a a pegar un tiro. La recámara está vacía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (weaponry)
a. poner en la recámara
The gunman fired a shot, chambered a bullet, and fired a second shot.El pistolero hizo un disparo, puso una bala en la recámara e hizo un segundo disparo.
chambers
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (legal)
a. el despacho
(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).
(of a judge)
The lawyers asked to speak with the judge privately in his chambers.Los abogados le pidieron al juez hablar con él en privado en su despacho.
b. el bufete
(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).
(of a barrister) (United Kingdom)
She started her career as a paralegal in her family's chambers.Empezó su carrera trabajando como ayudante de abogado en el bufete de su familia.
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house(
haus
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (dwelling)
a. la casa
(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 bought a larger house when our third child was born.Compramos una casa más grande cuando nació nuestro tercer hijo.
2. (household)
a. la casa
(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 whole house was happy with the news.Toda la casa se alegró al saber la noticia.
3. (politics)
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).
The House of Representatives is one of two legislative bodies in the United States Government.La Cámara de Representantes es uno de los dos cuerpos legislativos del Gobierno de los Estados Unidos.
4. (in a debate) (United Kingdom)
a. la asamblea
(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 house finds that team A has won the debate.La asamblea considera que el equipo A ha ganado el debate.
5. (theater)
a. la sala
(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 house lights dimmed and the curtain opened.Las luces de la sala se atenuaron y el telón se abrió.
b. el público
(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 house buzzed with excitement in anticipation of the live appearance of the movie's stars.El público aguardaba con entusiasmo la aparición en vivo de las estrellas de la película.
c. la función
(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 second house usually has better attendance.La segunda función suele tener más público.
6. (business)
a. la casa
(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).
She worked at the house of Gucci for 15 years before launching her own line.Trabajó en la casa Gucci 15 años antes de lanzar su propia línea.
b. la empresa
(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 started a software house after graduating in computer science.Fundó una empresa de software después de graduarse en ciencias de la computación.
7. (family lineage)
a. la casa
(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 Houses of Lancaster and York battled in the War of the Roses.Las Casas de Lancaster y York pelearon en la guerra de las Dos Rosas.
b. la familia
(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 House of Borgia was very influential during the Renaissance.La familia Borgia fue muy influyente durante el Renacimiento.
8. (astrology)
a. la casa celeste
(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 sun was in the house of Capricorn when you were born.El sol estaba en la casa celeste de Capricornio cuando naciste.
9. (religious building)
a. la casa
(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 gather in the house of prayer to worship our Lord.Nos reunimos en la casa de oración para adorar a nuestro Señor.
b. el monasterio
(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 visited a beautiful house in Bedfordshire, and chatted with the monks.Visitamos un bello monasterio en Bedfordshire y platicamos con los monjes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to accommodate)
a. alojar
The dorms house most of the students, but some live off-campus.Los dormitorios alojan a la mayoría de los estudiantes, pero algunos viven fuera del campus.
b. dar alojamiento a
The orphanage houses 150 children.El orfanato les da alojamiento a 150 niños.
11. (to contain)
a. albergar
The museum houses a collection of 15th century royal garments.El museo alberga una colección de prendas reales del siglo XV.
12. (to store)
a. almacenar
The Ministry of Health houses about 4,000 vaccines at its headquarters.El Ministerio de Salud almacena unas 4,000 vacunas en su sede.
b. guardar
The business's equipment was temporarily housed in a tent after the fire.Después del incendio, los equipos del negocio se guardaron provisoriamente en una carpa.
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