Quick answer
"Conversion" is a noun which is often translated as "la conversión", and "adaptation" is a noun which is often translated as "la adaptación". Learn more about the difference between "conversion" and "adaptation" below.
conversion(
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vuhr
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zhihn
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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. (transformation)
a. la conversión
(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).
A team of engineers is working on a project for the conversion of solid waste into hydrogen.Un equipo de ingenieros está trabajando en un proyecto para la conversión de desechos sólidos en hidrógeno.
b. la transformación
(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).
Rapeseed is grown for conversion into biofuel.La colza se cultiva para su transformación en combustible biológico.
2. (religious)
a. la conversión
(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).
She announced her conversion to Islam.Anunció su conversión al Islam.
3. (sports)
a. la conversión
(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).
(football, rugby)
It's easier to go for a safe extra point rather than try for a two-point conversion.Es más fácil anotarse un punto adicional seguro que intentar la conversión para obtener dos puntos.
b. la transformación
(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).
(rugby)
He scored a try, but failed to make the conversion.Anotó un ensayo, pero falló en la conversión.
4. (architecture)
a. la reforma
(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).
We hired a firm of architects to do the conversion of the old mill.Contratamos una firma de arquitectos para realizar la reforma del viejo molino.
5. (legal)
a. la apropiación indebida
(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).
He was found guilty of the fraudulent conversion of his client's property.Fue declarado culpable de apropiación indebida de la propiedad de su cliente.
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adaptation(
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dahp
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tey
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shihn
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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. (modification)
a. la adaptación
(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).
Sandra developed an ingenious adaptation of basketball so older adults can play.Sandra ideó una adaptación genial del baloncesto para que la gente mayor pueda jugar.
b. la modificación
(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).
City leaders are meeting to plan adaptations to mitigate the effects of climate change.Los líderes de la ciudad se reúnen para planificar las modificaciones para mitigar los efectos del cambio climático.
2. (film, theater, television)
a. la adaptación
(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).
It wasn't exactly a faithful adaptation of the book, but I enjoyed the movie anyways.No fue exactamente una fiel adaptación del libro, pero me gustó la película de todos modos.
b. la versión
(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 new superhero play is a good adaptation of the comic book.La nueva obra de superhéroes es una buena versión del cómic.
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