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"Classified" is an adjective which is often translated as "confidencial", and "confidential" is an adjective which is also often translated as "confidencial". Learn more about the difference between "classified" and "confidential" below.
classified(
klah
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sih
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fayd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (confidential)
a. confidencial
This wing of the building is dedicated exclusively to the storage of classified documents.Esta ala del edificio está dedicada exclusivamente al almacenamiento de archivos confidenciales.
b. secreto
This mission is classified; you cannot speak to anyone about it, including your families.Esta misión es secreta; no pueden hablarle a nadie, incluso sus familias, sobre ella.
c. reservado
The information I'm about to share with you is highly classified; it cannot leave this room.La información que voy a compartir con ustedes es sumamente reservada; no puede salir de este cuarto.
2. (of a particular category)
a. clasificado
All of the books classified under 'science' go on this group of shelves.Todos los libros clasificados bajo 'ciencia' van en este grupo de estantes.
3. (publication)
a. clasificado
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
After months of reading the singles' classified ads, Miguel found someone that caught his eye.Tras meses de leer los anuncios clasificados de solteros, Miguel encontró alguien que le llamó la atención.
b. por palabras
Julie is trying to sell her car with a classified ad in the paper.Julie está tratando de vender su carro con un aviso por palabras en el periódico.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (ad)
a. el aviso clasificado
(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'm going to put a classified in the local paper to try to find my dog.Voy a poner un aviso clasificado en el periódico local a ver si encuentro a mi perro.
classifieds
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (publication)
a. los anuncios por palabras
(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).
Hello, I'm calling about the sales job posted in the classifieds.Hola, estoy llamando sobre el empleo de vendedor que salió en los anuncios por palabras.
b. los clasificados
(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).
Jared found an incredible deal on a four-wheeler in the classifieds.Jared encontró una ganga increíble para comprar un cuatriciclo en los clasificados.
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confidential(
kan
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fih
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dehn
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chuhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (secret)
a. confidencial
The police officer was dismissed from the force for sharing confidential information.El policía fue separado del cuerpo por compartir información confidencial.
b. secreto
This matter is abslutely confidential. Is that clear?¿Quedó claro que este asunto es totalmente secreto?
2. (trusted)
a. de confianza (position)
Rafael is a confidential secretary in a law firm, where he manages the partners' calendars.Rafael es secretario de confianza en un bufete de abogados, donde gestiona el calendario de los socios.
3. (intimate)
a. confidencial
"I have something to tell you," said Rachel in a confidential tone."Tengo algo que contarte", dijo Rachel en tono confidencial.
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