Quick answer
"Commodity" is a noun which is often translated as "el artículo", and "product" is a noun which is often translated as "el producto". Learn more about the difference between "commodity" and "product" below.
commodity(
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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. (commerce)
a. el artículo
(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).
Tin is one of Bolivia's most important export commodities.El estaño es es uno de los artículos de exportación más importantes de Bolivia.
b. el producto
(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).
Various commodities are sold in the city's central market.Se venden varios productos en el mercado central de la ciudad.
c. la mercancía
(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).
Bottled air from Canada has been sold as a commodity in some of the world's smog-infested cities.Se ha vendido aire embotellado de Canadá como mercancía en algunas de las ciudades contaminadas del mundo.
d. la mercadería
(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).
Many of the country's commodities are shipped by train.Muchas de las mercancías del país se envían por tren.
2. (finance)
a. la materia prima
(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).
Henry invests in commodites on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.Henry invierte en materias primas en la Bolsa Mercantil de Chicago.
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product(
pra
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duhkt
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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. (commerce)
a. el producto
(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 supervise the manufacturing of all our products in-house.Supervisamos la fabricación de todos nuestros productos internamente.
2. (end result)
a. el fruto
(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 festival's success was the product of the committee members' joint efforts.El éxito del festival fue el fruto de los esfuerzos conjuntos de los miembros del comité.
b. el producto
(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 final product of the fusion of hydrogen and oxygen atoms is water molecules.El producto final de la fusión de átomos de hidrógeno y oxígeno es moléculas de agua.
3. (mathematics)
a. el producto
(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 product of five and eight is forty.El producto de cinco y ocho es cuarenta.
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