Quick answer
"Conversion" is a noun which is often translated as "la conversión", and "alteration" is a noun which is often translated as "la alteración". Learn more about the difference between "conversion" and "alteration" below.
conversion(
kuhn
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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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alteration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act or result of modifying)
a. la alteración
(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).
Sometimes ancient scribes unwittingly made alterations to the texts they were copying.A veces los antiguos escribas hacían alteraciones de manera involuntaria a los textos que estaban copiando.
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).
The representative proposed an alteration to the text of the law.El representatne propuso una modificación al texto de la ley.
c. el cambio
(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 spell checker made an alteration that changed the meaning of my sentence.El corrector ortográfico hizo un cambio que alteró el significado de la oración.
d. 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).
The new owner made alterations to the building's facade.El nuevo dueño hizo reformas a la fachada del edificio.
e. el arreglo
(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).
(sewing)
Carmen made an alteration to her new skirt because it was too long for her.Carmen hizo un arreglo a su falda nueva porque era demasiado larga para ella.
f. el retoque
(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).
You can tell by looking at the painting with a magnifying glass that alterations have been made.Se nota al examinar la pintura con una lupa que se han hecho retoques.
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