Quick answer
"Collection" is a noun which is often translated as "la colección", and "range" is a noun which is often translated as "la gama". Learn more about the difference between "collection" and "range" below.
collection(
kuh
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lehk
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shuhn
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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. (group)
a. la colección
(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).
Tracy has an impressive collection of stamps from all over the world.Tracy tiene una colección impresionante de estampillas de todo el mundo.
b. el grupo
(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).
(of people)
Carlos's collection of friends was all standing at the dock waiting for him to disembark.El grupo de amigos de Carlos estaba parado en el muelle esperando que desembarcara.
c. el conjunto
(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 grandmother gave me a collection of plates and glasses that she no longer uses.Mi abuela me regaló un conjunto de platos y vasos que ya no usa.
d. el montón
(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).
When I turned my phone back on, I was surprised by the collection of messages I saw.Cuando encendí mi teléfono de nuevo, me sorprendió el montón de mensajes que vi.
2. (act of collecting)
a. la recogida
(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).
Trash collection is carried out from Monday to Friday.La recogida de la basura se lleva a cabo de lunes a viernes.
b. la recopilación
(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 detective finished her evidence collection and turned everything over to the prosecutor.La detective terminó su recopilación de pruebas y le entregó todo a la fiscalía.
3. (amount of money)
a. la colecta
(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).
We are going to donate the collection from Sunday to the animal shelter.Vamos a donar la colecta del domingo para el refugio de animales.
4. (finance)
a. la recaudación
(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).
Tax collection is expected to increase as unemployment declines.Se espera que la recaudación de impuestos aumente a medida de que disminuya el desempleo.
b. el cobro
(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).
Our rate for successful collection of outstanding debts is down by 30%.Nuestra tasa de éxito en el cobro de deudas pendientes ha bajado un 30%.
5. (literature)
a. la recopilación
(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's widow discovered a collection of poems in a box.La viuda del autor descubrió una recopilación de poemas en una caja.
6. (fashion)
a. la colección
(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 young designer has stunned the fashion world with his fresh spring collection.El joven diseñador ha dejado atónito al mundo de la moda con su innovadora colección de primavera.
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range(
reynj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (variety)
a. la gama
(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 choose from our wide range of products.Puedes elegir entre nuestra amplia gama de productos.
b. el rango
(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 age range of children will vary depending on the activity.El rango de edades de los niños variará según la actividad.
c. el registro
(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).
(music)
This song will showcase your singing range.Esta canción demostrará tu registro vocal.
2. (reach)
a. el alcance
(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).
These weapons can fire at long range.Estas armas pueden disparar a largo alcance.
b. la cobertura
(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).
(cell phone)
My phone always goes out of range in the countryside.Mi celular siempre sale de la cobertura en el campo.
3. (shooting area)
a. el campo de tiro
(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 can try out our guns in the shooting range.Podemos probar nuestras pistolas en el campo de tiro.
4. (grazing land)
a. el prado
(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 grass from the range is healthier for cattle.La hierba del prado es más sana para el ganado.
5. (appliance)
a. la placa
(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).
We have to use the microwave since the range is broken.Tenemos que usar el microondas porque la placa está rota.
b. la estufa
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
You can cook the meat on the range.Puedes cocinar la carne en la estufa.
c. el fogón
(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 Spain
(Spain)
I would like to have a gas range.Me gustaría tener un fogón de gas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to span)
a. abarcar
The children's ages range from two to four years in day care.Las edades de los niños abarcan desde los dos a los cuatro años en la guardería.
b. oscilar
Prices range anything from $10 to $1000.Los precios oscilan desde $10 a $1000.
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