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"Chronicle" is a noun which is often translated as "la crónica", and "account" is a noun which is often translated as "la cuenta". Learn more about the difference between "chronicle" and "account" below.
chronicle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (narrative)
a. la crónica
(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 author wrote one of the most riveting chronicles of the First World War from a soldier's perspective.El autor escribió una de las crónicas más fascinantes de la Primera Guerra Mundial desde la perspectiva de un soldado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to record)
a. registrar
She chronicled the history of the tribe over the past three centuries.Registró la historia de la tribu durante los últimos tres siglos.
b. hacer una crónica de
As a correspondent, Mr. Smith chronicled the events that led to the outbreak of the revolution.En calidad de corresponsal, el señor Smith hizo una crónica de los sucesos que llevaron al estallido de la revolución.
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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. (finance)
a. la cuenta
(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 have a checking account and a savings account at the same bank.Tengo una cuenta corriente y una cuenta de ahorro con el mismo banco.
2. (description)
a. la versión
(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).
You must give your account of events to the police.Tienes que dar tu versión de los hechos a la policía.
3. (importance)
a. la importancia
(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).
Your personal problems are of no account to me. This is a place of business.Tus problemas personales no tienen ninguna importancia para mí. Este es un lugar de negocio.
4. (client)
a. la cuenta
(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 will be handling the account in my boss's absence.Seré el responsable de la cuenta durante la ausencia de mi jefa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to consider)
a. considerar
The painter's peers account her a genius.Los contemporáneos de la pintora la consideran un genio.
b. considerarse (reflexive)
Bob accounts himself quite lucky.Bob se considera muy afortunado.
accounts
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (bookkeeping)
a. las cuentas
(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 mom keeps the accounts for a law firm.Mi mamá lleva las cuentas en un despacho de abogados.
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