Quick answer
"Commonwealth" is a proper noun which is often translated as "la Mancomunidad", and "southeastern" is an adjective which is often translated as "sureste". Learn more about the difference between "Commonwealth" and "southeastern" below.
Commonwealth(
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (former members of the British Empire)
a. la Mancomunidad
(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).
Canada is considered the first independent country of the Commonwealth.Canadá es considerado el primer país independiente de la Mancomunidad.
b. la Commonwealth
(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).
Pakistan is a member of the Commonwealth.Pakistán es miembro de la Commonwealth.
c. la Comunidad Británica de Naciones
(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).
Most of the countries in the Commonwealth were once ruled by Britain.La mayoría de los países que integran la Comunidad Británica de Naciones estuvieron en algún momento bajo el dominio de Gran Bretaña.
2. (U.S. state)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el estado
(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 former governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia was convicted on corruption charges.El ex gobernador del estado de Virginia fue hallado culpable de corrupción.
3. (self-governing part of the U.S.)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el Estado
(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 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is neither a sovereign country, nor a United States state.El Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico no es ni un país soberano, ni un estado de los Estados Unidos.
b. la Mancomunidad
(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 Commonwealth of Mariana Islands is located in the north Pacific.La Mancomunidad de las Islas Marianas está localizado en el norte pacífico.
4. (former members of the Soviet Union)
a. la Comunidad
(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).
Armenia is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States.Armenia es un miembro de la Comunidad de Estados Independientes.
5. (federal union of states)
a. la Commonwealth
(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 Commonwealth of Australia is composed of six states and several territories.La Commonwealth de Australia está conformada por seis estados y varios territorios.
6. (history) (United Kingdom)
a. la República
(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).
After executing the king in 1649, the Commonwealth of England was declared.Después de ejecutar al rey en 1649, se declaró la República de Cromwell.
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southeastern
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in or from the southeast)
a. sureste
The beauty of the Verdon Gorge, in southeastern France, is simply stunning.La belleza de las gargantas del Verdon, en el sureste de Francia, es simplemente impresionante.
b. sudeste
Heavy rainfall is expected in the southeastern part of the state.Se esperan aguaceros en el sudeste del estado.
c. del sureste
An earthquake struck the southeastern part of Italy.Un terremoto azotó una parte del sureste de Italia.
d. del sudeste
We tried several exotic fruits during our tour of southeastern Asia.Probamos varias frutas exóticas durante el tour del sudeste de Asia.
e. suroriental
The new hospital is a benefit for the southeastern sector of the city.El nuevo hospital es un beneficio para el sector suroriental de la ciudad.
f. sudoriental
This plant is native to southeastern Africa.Esta planta viene de África sudoriental.
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