Quick answer
"Chronicle" is a noun which is often translated as "la crónica", and "report" is a noun which is often translated as "el informe". Learn more about the difference between "chronicle" and "report" 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. (account)
a. el informe
(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 treasurer gave her budget report to the committee.La tesorera le dio su informe de presupuesto al comité.
b. el reportaje
(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).
Watch the special report tonight at 9 pm.Mira el reportaje especial hoy a las 9 pm.
c. la noticia
(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 read the report about the famine in Africa.Leí la noticia sobre la hambruna en África.
d. el reporte
(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).
Who wrote the water quality report?¿Quién escribió el reporte sobre la calidad del agua?
e. 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).
You can read the full report about the game in today's paper.Se puede leer la crónica completa sobre el partido en el periódico de hoy.
2. (school assignment)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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).
I have to turn in my report on President Madison this Friday.Debo entregar mi trabajo sobre el presidente Madison este viernes.
3. (student assessment)
a. el boletín de notas
(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).
My son got a good report from his teacher this semester.Mi hijo obtuvo un buen boletín de notas de su maestra este semestre.
4. (rumor)
a. el rumor
(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 reports of the Olympics being hosted in La Rioja turned out to be false.Los rumores de que los juegos olímpicos se iban a celebrar en La Rioja resultaron falsos.
5. (explosive noise)
a. el estallido
(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).
There was a loud report as all the fireworks exploded at once.Hubo un fuerte estallido cuando todos los fuegos artificiales estallaron a la vez.
6. (reputation)
a. la reputación
(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 company didn’t hire him because of his bad report.La empresa no lo contrató por su mala reputación.
b. la fama
(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 mother always strives to stay away from people of bad report.Mi mamá siempre procura evitar a la gente de mala fama.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to give information on)
a. informar sobre
The news reported an accident on highway 66.Las noticias informaron sobre un accidente en la carretera 66.
b. reportar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Please report your schedule to your team leader.Por favor, reporta tu horario a tu líder de equipo.
c. informar de que
I am glad to report that our school's team will be going to the national championships.Me complace informarles de que el equipo de nuestra escuela irá a los campeonatos nacionales.
8. (to notify)
a. denunciar
If you are the victim of a crime, you should report it to the police.Si eres víctima de un delito, debes denunciarlo a la policía.
b. dar parte de
My wife reported the accident that happened in front of our house.Mi esposa dio parte del accidente que ocurrió frente a nuestra casa.
9. (to allege)
a. decirse que
She is reported to have won hundreds of trophies over her coaching career.Se dice que ella ha ganado cientos de trofeos a lo largo de su carrera como entrenadora.
b. decir
The neighbors reported seeing wild boars in the streets last night.Los vecinos dijeron haber visto jabalíes en las calles anoche.
10. (to denounce)
a. denunciar
Brian reported the drug dealers to the police.Brian denunció a los narcotraficantes a la policía.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
11. (to present oneself)
a. presentarse
You need to report for your interview at 9 am.Debes presentarte para la entrevista a las 9 am.
b. reportarse
The janitor reports for work at 6 am every morning.El conserje se reporta a trabajar a las 6 am todas las mañanas.
12. (to be accountable to; used with "to")
a. reportar a
Minerva, the secretary, reports to Susana, the administrator.Minerva, la secretaria, reporta a Susana, la administradora.
b. rendir cuentas ante
The police chief reports to the city manager.El jefe de policía rinde cuentas ante el gerente de la ciudad.
13. (to give a report)
a. presentar un informe
Hugo will report on the budget at the meeting.Hugo presentará un informe sobre el presupuesto en la reunión.
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