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"City" is a noun which is often translated as "la ciudad", and "address" is a noun which is often translated as "la dirección". Learn more about the difference between "city" and "address" below.
city(
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di
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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. (large town)
a. la ciudad
(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 lived in the city my whole life.He vivido en la ciudad toda mi vida.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of a city)
a. de la ciudad
It's difficult to park in the city center.Es difícil estacionarse en el centro de la ciudad.
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address(
uh
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drehs
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ah
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drehs
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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. (location)
a. la dirección
(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 have to change the address on your driver's license.Tienes que cambiar la dirección de la licencia de conducir.
b. el domicilio
(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).
What is your address, sir?¿Cuál es su domicilio, señor?
c. la señas
(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).
Please write your address here.Por favor anota sus señas aquí.
2. (internet)
a. la dirección
(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 provide an e-mail address, be sure that it is valid.Si proporcionas una dirección de correo electrónico, asegúrate de que sea válida.
3. (speech)
a. el discurso
(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 director gave a welcome address and wished everyone a merry Christmas.El director dio un discurso de bienvenida y deseó a todos una feliz Navidad.
b. la alocución
(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 will deliver a formal address to the troops in Normandy.Va a dar una alocución formal a las tropas en Normandía.
4. (skill)
a. la destreza
(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 dealt with the situation with admirable address.Lidiaste con la situación con una destreza admirable.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to speak to a group)
a. dirigirse a
I will now address the crowd.En este momento me dirigiré a la multitud.
6. (to deal with)
a. abordar
Let me address the matter of public security.Déjame abordar el asunto de la seguridad pública.
7. (to write an address on)
a. poner la dirección en
Some shipping companies require you to address the parcel.Algunas compañías de envío te piden que pongas la dirección en el paquete.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Who's the letter addressed to?¿A quién va dirigida la carta?
William says the parcel hasn't arrived yet. Where did you address it to?William dice que el paquete todavía no llegó. ¿Adónde lo mandaste?
8. (to direct)
a. dirigir
Address any questions to the manager.Dirija cualquier duda al director.
9. (to use a title)
a. dirigir a
How should I address the new employee?¿Cómo me dirijo a la nueva empleada?
addresses
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
10. (attention)
a. las atenciones
(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 suitor's addresses were rejected.Las atenciones del pretendiente fueron rechazadas.
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