Quick answer
"Collective" is a noun which is often translated as "el colectivo", and "allied" is an adjective which is often translated as "aliado". Learn more about the difference between "collective" and "allied" below.
collective
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (enterprise)
a. el colectivo
(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).
Williams had set up a socialist film collective in the seventies.Williams había fundado un colectivo de cine socialista en los años setenta.
2. (farm)
a. la cooperativa
(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 country's agriculture was organized into a system of collectives.La agricultura del país estaba organizada en base a un sistema de cooperativas.
3. (linguistics)
a. el sustantivo colectivo
(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).
Collectives can take either a singular or a plural verb.Los sustantivos colectivos pueden regir un verbo en singular o en plural.
b. el nombre colectivo
(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 word "team" is a collective.La palabra "team" es un nombre colectivo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (collaborative)
a. colectivo
There was no person in charge. It was a collective project.No había ninguna persona en concreto a cargo. Se trataba de un proyecto colectivo.
5. (aggregated)
a. colectivo
This report represents the collective wisdom of many experts on the subject.Este informe reúne la sabiduría colectiva de gran cantidad de expertos en la materia.
6. (linguistics)
a. colectivo
Do you know the collective noun that refers to a group of crows?¿Sabes cuál es el sustantivo colectivo utilizado para referirse a un grupo de cuervos?
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allied(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (politics and military)
a. aliado
Talks are being held with allied countries to prepare a response to the threat.Se están manteniendo conversaciones con países aliados para preparar una respuesta a la amenaza.
2. (related to the Allies)
a. aliado
The landing of Allied troops in Normandy was a critical point in the war.El desembarco de las tropas aliadas en Normandía fue un momento decisivo en la guerra.
3. (related)
a. afín
The association represents members of the legal and allied professions.La asociación representa a miembros de la abogacía y profesiones afines.
b. relacionado
The college offers courses in civil engineering and allied subjects.El colegio ofrece cursos en ingeniería civil y materias relacionadas.
4. (in combination)
a. combinado
Good organizational skills, alllied to business acumen, are a recipe for success.La habilidad para organizar, combinada con la perspicacia para los negocios, es la fórmula del éxito.
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