Quick answer
"Clause" is a noun which is often translated as "la cláusula", and "sentence" is a noun which is often translated as "la oración". Learn more about the difference between "clause" and "sentence" below.
clause(
klaz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la cláusula
(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).
(contract)
This clause in the contract stipulates that the contractor must be paid within 30 days.Esta cláusula del contrato estipula que se le debe pagar al contratista en un plazo de 30 días.
2. (grammar)
a. la oración
(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).
In order to connect two independent clauses, you need to use a conjunction.Para vincular dos oraciones independientes, hay que usar una conjunción.
b. la cláusula
(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).
Some "if" clauses in Spanish require the use of the subjunctive.Algunas cláusulas con "si" en español requieren el uso del subjuntivo.
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sentence(
sehn
-
tihns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. la oración
(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).
A sentence must have a verb.Una oración debe llevar un verbo.
2. (legal)
a. la sentencia
(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 sentence was delayed for two years.La sentencia fue pospuesta dos años.
b. el veredicto
(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 defendant breathed a sigh of relief after hearing the sentence.El acusado dio un suspiro de alivio después de oír el veredicto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (law)
a. sentenciar
He can be sentenced to life in prison.Se le puede sentenciar a cadena perpetua.
b. condenar
The judge sentenced the defendant to four years in prison.El juez condenó al acusado a cuatro años de prisión.
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