Quick answer
"Correlation" is a noun which is often translated as "la correlación", and "relation" is a noun which is often translated as "la relación". Learn more about the difference between "correlation" and "relation" 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. (general)
a. la correlación
(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).
There seems to be a correlation between gun sales and violent crimes.Parece que hay una correlación entre la venta de armas y los crímenes violentos.
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relation(
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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. (connection)
a. la relación
(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).
This amount bears no relation to the figure I was originally quoted.Este monto no guarda ninguna relación con la cifra que me dieron al principio.
2. (relative)
a. el pariente
(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).
, la pariente
(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 used to call her auntie, but she was of no relation.La llamábamos tía, pero no era parienta nuestra.
b. la parienta
(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).
Are you of relation to the bride or the groom?¿Eres parienta de la novia o el novio?
c. el familiar
(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).
, la familiar
(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 invited only our closest friends and relations to the wedding.Invitamos sólo a nuestros amigos y familiares más cercanos a la boda.
3. (act of recounting)
a. el relato
(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 all wanted to hear his relation of the events of that day.Todos queríamos escuchar su relato de los acontecimientos de ese día.
b. la relación
(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).
Evenings after dinner were reserved for the relation of Bible stories and poetry.Las noches después de la cena se dedicaban a la relación de cuentos de la Biblia y de poesía.
c. la narración
(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).
Her relation was interrupted by shouts outside.Unos gritos de afuera interrumpieron su narración.
relations
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (dealings)
a. las relaciones
(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).
There are good relations between police and the community in this area.Las relaciones entre la policía y la comunidad de esta zona son buenas.
5. (sexual intercourse)
a. las relaciones
(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 is likely that he had relations with several other women.Es probable que tuviera relaciones con varias mujeres además de ella.
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