Quick answer
"Choice" is a noun which is often translated as "la opción", and "election" is a noun which is often translated as "las elecciones". Learn more about the difference between "choice" and "election" below.
choice(
choys
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (alternative)
a. la opción
(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 had no choice but to do what he was asking me to do.No me quedó otra opción que hacer lo que me pedía.
2. (act of choosing)
a. la elección
(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).
It's a difficult choice.Es una elección difícil.
3. (what is chosen)
a. la elección
(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).
It is the perfect choice for coffee lovers.Es la elección perfecta para amantes del café.
4. (variety)
a. el surtido
(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 have a wide choice of candies for sale.Vendemos un amplio surtido de dulces.
b. la selección
(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 program offers a very limited choice of fonts.El programa ofrece una selección muy limitada de fuentes de letra.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (very good)
a. selecto
This is choice meat.Ésta es carne selecta.
6. (offensive)
a. insultante
She had some choice words for her husband when he finally turned up.Utilizó un lenguaje un tanto insultante con su marido cuando por fin apareció.
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election(
uh
-
lehk
-
shuhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (politics)
a. las elecciones
(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 results of the election will be publicized tomorrow.Los resultados de las elecciones serán publicados mañana.
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