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"Dirección" is a noun which is often translated as "direction", and "domicilio" is a noun which is often translated as "home". Learn more about the difference between "dirección" and "domicilio" below.
dirección(
dee
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rehk
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syohn
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (course)
a. direction
Mi casa está en la dirección contraria.My house is in the opposite direction.
2. (residence)
a. address
Mi dirección sale en la guía telefónica.My address is in the directory.
3. (control)
a. management
La dirección de una empresa la lleva a cabo un director.The management of a company is carried out by a CEO.
4. (automobile)
a. steering
La dirección está rota y estoy casi sin frenos.The steering is broken and the brakes are nearly gone.
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domicilio(
doh
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mee
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see
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lyoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (residence)
a. home
El cartero dijo que no me encontraba en mi domicilio cuando vino.The postman said that I was not home when he came by.
2. (mailing address)
a. address
Su identificación no indica su domicilio.Your identification does not show your address.
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