Quick answer
"Commercial" is a noun which is often translated as "el comercial", and "advertisement" is a noun which is often translated as "el anuncio". Learn more about the difference between "commercial" and "advertisement" below.
commercial(
kuh
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muhr
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shuhl
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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. (advertisement)
a. el comercial
(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).
That commercial makes me want to buy a new computer.Ese comercial me da ganas de comprar una computadora nueva.
b. el anuncio
(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).
This channel broadcasts movies without commercials.Este canal transmite películas sin anuncios.
c. el spot publicitario
(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 actor started his career doing commercials.El actor comenzó su carrera haciendo spots publicitarios.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (commerce)
a. comercial
Our company's commercial strategy positioned us a top brand.La estrategia comercial de nuestra empresa nos colocó como marca líder.
3. (popular)
a. comercial
You don't know The Pixies because you only listen to radio stations that play commercial songs.No conoces a The Pixies porque solo escuchas radios que emiten música comercial.
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advertisement(
ahd
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vuhr
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tayz
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mihnt
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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. (public announcement)
a. el anuncio
(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).
To avoid advertisements, you must become a member of the website.Para evitar los anuncios, te tienes que hacer miembro de la página web.
b. el comercial
(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).
(television)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I've seen a lot of advertisements for the new restaurant in town.He visto muchos comerciales para el nuevo restaurante de la ciudad.
2. (action of advertising)
a. la publicidad
(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 advertisement of tobacco products has been banned in many areas.La publicidad de los productos del tabaco se ha prohibido en muchas áreas.
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