Quick answer
"Updated" is a form of "update", a noun which is often translated as "la actualización". "Current" is an adjective which is often translated as "actual". Learn more about the difference between "current" and "updated" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (present)
a. actual
The current situation demands immediate action from the government.La situación actual requiere la actuación inmediata del gobierno.
b. de actualidad
It's an online publication that addresses current topics.Es una publicación en línea en la que se tratan temas de actualidad.
2. (in circulation)
a. último
Is that the current issue of the journal?¿Es ése el último número de la revista?
3. (prevailing)
a. generalizado
Current views are that the drug should not be prescribed for osteoporosis.La opinión generalizada es que el medicamento no debería recetarse para la osteoporosis.
4. (in use)
a. vigente
That meaning of the word is still current.Ese uso de la palabra todavía está vigente.
5. (valid)
a. vigente
Enter your current license number.Introduzca el número de la licencia vigente.
6. (present-day)
a. en curso
This is the easiest way to calculate estimated taxes for the current year.Ésta es la forma más sencilla de calcular los impuestos del año en curso.
7. (up to date)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
How do I find out if my visa petition has become current?¿Cómo puedo saber si mi solicitud de visa está en fecha para ser procesada?
You must first become current with your late payments.Primero, tiene que actualizar sus pagos atrasados.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (water, air)
a. la corriente
(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's difficult to make any progress when you're swimming against the current.Es difícil avanzar cuando nadas en contra de la corriente.
9. (electrical)
a. la corriente
(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).
These cables are durable enough to handle high-voltage currents.Estos cables son lo suficientemente fuertes como para resistir corrientes de alto voltaje.
10. (trend, ideas)
a. la corriente
(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).
Within the country there are different currents of opinion on the matter.Dentro del país existen distintas corrientes de opinión sobre el asunto.
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update(
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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. (new modifications)
a. la actualización
(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).
An update to the phone software is available.Está disponible una actualización del software del teléfono.
b. la puesta al día
(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 committee was charged with the update of the relevant legislation.Se encargó a un comité la puesta al día de la legislación pertinente.
2. (newest information)
a. las últimas noticias
(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 gave me an update on the project.Me contó las últimas noticias sobre el proyecto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to bring up to date)
a. actualizar
Have you updated your online profile with the pictures from Chile?¿Has actualizado tu perfil en línea con las fotos de Chile?
b. poner al día
You need to update your résumé to get a job in a different field.Tiene que poner al día su currículum para encontrar un trabajo en un campo distinto.
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