Quick answer
"Child support" is a noun which is often translated as "la pensión alimenticia", and "restraining order" is a noun which is often translated as "la orden de alejamiento". Learn more about the difference between "child support" and "restraining order" below.
child support(
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pawrt
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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. (legal)
a. la pensión alimenticia
(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 mother doesn't earn a lot of money, so child support helps her take care of her kids.La madre no gana mucho dinero, así que la pensión alimenticia le ayuda a cuidar a sus hijos.
b. la manutención
(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).
Ernest is always complaining about child support. It seems that the court set it too high.Ernest siempre se está quejando de la manutención de sus hijos. Parece que la corte la puso muy alta.
c. el mantenimiento
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I set aside $500 every month for child support.Aparto $500 cada mes para el mantenimiento de mis hijos.
d. los alimentos
(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).
After the divorce, my kids are going to live with their mother and I have to pay child support.Después del divorcio, mis hijos se van a ir a vivir con su mamá y yo tendré que pagar alimentos.
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restraining order
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la orden de alejamiento
(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).
Lydia filed for a restraining order against her abusive ex-husband.Lydia solicitó una orden de alejamiento contra su exesposo maltratador.
b. la orden de restricción
(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).
If you feel threatened, don't hesitate to file for a restraining order.Si te sientes amenazada, no dudes en pedir una orden de restricción.
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