Quick answer
"Code" is a noun which is often translated as "el código", and "common" is an adjective which is often translated as "común". Learn more about the difference between "code" and "common" below.
code(
kod
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cipher)
a. el código
(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 cryptographers used complex mathematics to create the code.Los criptógrafos usaron matemáticas complejas para crear el código.
b. la cifra
(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 secret message was written in code.El mensaje secreto fue escrito en cifra.
c. el clave
(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 code prevented the hackers from accessing the data.La clave impidió que los piratas informáticos pudieran acceder los datos.
2. (law)
a. el código
(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).
Human societies operate according to a moral code.Las sociedades humanas funcionan según un código moral.
3. (computing)
a. el código
(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 mobile application crashed because there were errors in the code.La aplicación móvil se colgó porque hubo errores en el código.
4. (security)
a. la clave
(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 had to choose a new code for my alarm system.Tuve que escoger una nueva clave para mi sistema de alarma
b. la contraseña
(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 did not know the four-digit code to unlock David's iPhone.Ella no sabía la contraseña de cuatro dígitos para desbloquear el iPhone de David.
5. (telecommunications)
a. el código
(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).
It is necessary to add the country code if you make an international call.Es necesario utilizar el código de país para hacer una llamada internacional.
b. el prefijo
(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 need the code for San Francisco in order to call the hotel.Necesito el prefijo para San Francisco para llamar al hotel.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to cipher)
a. codificar
The agent coded the sensitive information before sending it to the president.El agente codificó la información sensible antes de enviársela al presidente.
b. cifrar
The military coded the message given the security concerns.Los militares cifraron el mensaje dadas las preocupaciones de seguridad.
7. (to write computer programs)
a. programar
My niece enjoys coding computer applications in her free time.A mi sobrina le gusta programar aplicaciones informáticas en su tiempo libre.
b. codificar
In my new position I will need to code using the Python programming language.En mi nueva posición tendré que codificar usando el lenguaje de programación Python.
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common(
ka
-
mihn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (frequent)
a. común
The use of computers is very common nowadays.El uso de computadoras es muy común en la actualidad.
2. (shared)
a. común
Our countries have a common interest: reducing levels of pollution in the ocean.Nuestros países tienen un interés común: reducir los niveles de contaminación del mar.
3. (average)
a. común
The common cold is an illness that affects people all over the world.El resfriado común es una enfermedad que afecta a gente de todo el mundo.
4. (impolite)
a. ordinario
Such common talk is not proper of a lady.Ese lenguaje ordinario no es propio de una señorita.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (dining hall)
a. el comedor
(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).
We'll meet for lunch and a study session in the commons at noon.Nos reuniremos para el almuerzo y una sesión de estudio en el comedor a mediodía.
commons
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (commoners)
a. los plebeyos
(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 commons are marching in the streets demanding an increase in the minimum wage.Los plebeyos marchan por las calles exigiendo un aumento del salario mínimo.
7. (tract of land)
a. el ejido
(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).
We take our sheep out to graze on the commons.Llevamos las ovejas a pastar al ejido.
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