Quick answer
"Condition" is a noun which is often translated as "la condición", and "defect" is a noun which is often translated as "el defecto". Learn more about the difference between "condition" and "defect" below.
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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. (requirement)
a. la condición
(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).
Surprisingly, being married was a mandatory condition to apply for the job.Sorprendentemente, estar casado era una condición obligatoria para solicitar el puesto.
2. (state)
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).
Please specify the item's condition in your listing.Especifica el estado del artículo en tu anuncio.
b. la condición
(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).
Jose has kept his car in good condition with regular maintenance.José ha mantenido su coche en buena condición con un mantenimiento regular.
3. (medicine)
a. la afección
(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 children on this floor suffer from liver conditions.Los niños de esta planta sufren afecciones hepáticas.
b. la enfermedad
(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).
At this time, no treatment exists for his rare medical condition.De momento, no existe tratamiento para su enfermedad rara.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to influence)
a. condicionar
So, you don't notice that her opinions are conditioning all the decisions of your life?¿No te das cuenta de que su opinión está condicionando todas las decisiones de tu vida?
5. (to make healthy)
a. preparar
The boxer conditioned his body to be able to withstand hits and keep on fighting.El boxeador preparó el cuerpo para poder aguantar los golpes y seguir peleando.
b. condicionar
How did you get in such good shape? - I've been conditioning my body four times a week for 20 years.¿Cómo llegaste a estar en tan buena forma? - He estado condicionando mi cuerpo cuatro veces a la semana durante 20 años.
6. (to restore moisture to hair)
a. condicionar
Carolina conditions her hair after washing it.Carolina condiciona su cabello después de lavarlo.
b. acondicionar
My stylist conditioned my hair after coloring it.Mi estilista me acondicionó el cabello después de teñirlo.
conditions
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (circumstance)
a. las circunstancias
(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).
I'm afraid we can't make a deal under existing conditions.Me temo que no podemos cerrar un trato en las circunstancias actuales.
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defect
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (deficiency)
a. el defecto
(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 store replaced my TV because it had a defect.La tienda reemplazó mi tele porque tenía un defecto.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to abandon a side; often used with "from" and "to")
a. desertar
Smith decided to defect from the army and flee at the end of the war.Smith decidió desertar del ejército y escaparse cuando terminó la guerra.
The Russian dancer defected during the Cold War.El bailarín ruso desertó durante la Guerra Fría.
b. pasarse
None of us expected Harry to defect to the opposing team.Nadie esperaba que Harry se pasara al equipo contrario.
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