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"Consignment" is a noun which is often translated as "la consignación", and "shipment" is a noun which is often translated as "el envío". Learn more about the difference between "consignment" and "shipment" below.
consignment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (goods paid if sold)
a. la consignación
(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).
Tammy left her car on consignment with a car dealer.Tammy dejó su coche en consignación con un concesionario de automóviles.
2. (batch of goods)
a. el envío
(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).
How many boxes did we receive in today's consignment?¿Cuántas cajas recibimos en el envío que llegó hoy?
b. la remesa
(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 housewares shop just received a large consignment of wine glasses.La tienda de menaje acaba de recibir una remesa grande de copas de vino.
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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. (act)
a. el envío
(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).
Due to the huge number of orders, the shipment of your order was pushed to Monday.Debido a la enorme cantidad de pedidos, el envío de su pedido fue trasladado al lunes.
b. el embarque
(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 merchandise is packed and ready for shipment.La mercancía está embalada y lista para el embarque.
c. el transporte
(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).
I'd like to shop online this Christmas, but I'm afraid the shipment will be delayed.Me gustaría hacer las compras navideñas en línea este año, pero me temo que el transporte se retrase.
2. (goods)
a. el cargamento
(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 cops are looking for some hardened criminals who took possession of a shipment of cocaine.La policía está buscando a unos delincuentes habituales que se hicieron con un cargamento de cocaína.
b. el envío
(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 customs authorities inspected the shipment at the border.Las autoridades aduaneras inspeccionaron el envío en la frontera.
c. la remesa
(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 shipment of books arrived at the bookstore in time for the new semester.La remesa de libros llegó a la librería a tiempo para el nuevo semestre.
d. la consignación
(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).
Wendy and Ryan work at a warehouse and load and unload shipments all day.Wendy y Ryan trabajan en una bodega y cargan y descargan consignaciones todo el día.
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