Quick answer
"Context" is a noun which is often translated as "el contexto", and "environment" is a noun which is often translated as "el medioambiente". Learn more about the difference between "context" and "environment" below.
context(
kan
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tehkst
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (linguistics)
a. el contexto
(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).
If you don't know what the word means, use its context to determine its meaning.Si no sabes lo que quiere decir una palabra, usa su contexto para determinar su significado.
2. (background)
a. el contexto
(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).
When we place the study of history in a multicultural context, it becomes more accessible to students.Cuando situamos la historia que se estudia en un contexto multicultural, se vuelve más accesible para los estudiantes.
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environment(
ehn
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vay
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uhrn
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mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (entirety of the natural world)
a. el medioambiente
(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).
Today we're going to a talk on caring for the environment.Hoy vamos a una plática sobre el cuidado del medioambiente.
b. el medio ambiente
(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).
Pollution has an impact on the environment.La contaminación impacta sobre el medio ambiente.
2. (surroundings)
a. el entorno
(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 do the plants survive in such a hostile environment?¿Cómo sobreviven las plantas en un entorno tan hostil?
b. el ambiente
(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're trying to create an environment of trust and mutual respect.Estamos intentando crear un ambiente de confianza y respeto mutuo.
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