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"Desbarajuste" is a noun which is often translated as "mess", and "desorden" is a noun which is often translated as "disorder". Learn more about the difference between "desbarajuste" and "desorden" below.
desbarajuste
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. mess
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Hice un desbarajuste en mi clóset buscando mis zapatos rojos.I made a mess in my closet looking for my red shoes.
b. confusion
Hay un desbarajuste en la oficina porque se cayó el sistema.There's confusion at the office because our computers went down.
c. disorder
Tenemos lo que queda del día para poner en orden este desbarajuste.We have the rest of the day to tidy up this disorder.
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desorden(
dehs
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ohr
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dehn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (lack of order)
a. disorder
Su presencia en la habitación causó un desorden.His presence in the room caused a disorder.
b. chaos
Las reparaciones causaron un desorden en las calles.The repairs caused chaos in the streets.
c. mess
El escritorio de Rodrigo es un desorden.Rodrigo's desk is a mess.
d. confusion
Usa etiquetas para acabar con el desorden de papeles.Use labels to put an end to the confusion of papers.
e. disarray
El desorden causado por la tormenta dejó a la ciudad aislada.The disarray caused by the storm isolated the town.
2. (commotion)
a. disturbance
Los manifestantes provocaron un desorden afuera del parlamento.The protesters caused a disturbance outside parliament.
b. disorder
Los fanáticos de fútbol causaron un desorden cuando perdió su equipo.The football fans caused a disorder when their team lost.
3. (medicine)
a. disorder
Muchos jóvenes sufren de desórdenes alimenticios.Many young people suffer from eating disorders.
4. (lack of moderation)
a. excess
Ha vivido una vida de desorden y ahora no le queda más.He lived a life of excess and now has nothing left.
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