Quick answer
"Dirección" is a noun which is often translated as "direction", and "productor" is an adjective which is often translated as "producing". Learn more about the difference between "dirección" and "productor" below.
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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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (commerce)
a. producing
Los países productores aumentaron el precio del acero.Producing countries raised the price of steel.
2. (agriculture)
a. producing
Principalmente la agricultura apoya la economía de las regiones productoras de petróleo del estado.Agriculture primarily supports the economy of the state's oil producing regions.
3. (film, music, theater, television)
a. production
El equipo productor de la serie anunció que lanzarán una nueva temporada.The production team for the series announced that there will be a new season.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
4. (commerce)
a. producer
Nuestro país está entre los mayores productores y consumidores de té.Our country is one of the largest producers and consumers of tea.
5. (agriculture)
a. producer
El productor solo recibe un peso de los diez que pagaste por la leche.Only one out of the ten pesos you paid for the milk goes to the producer.
b. grower
Los productores de azúcar también comenzaron a producir algodón.Sugar growers are now producing cotton.
6. (film, music, theater, television)
a. producer
Alicia Gómez es la directora, productora y guionista de la película.Alicia Gomez is the director, producer, and writer of the movie.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
7. (biology)
a. producer
La mayoría de las plantas son productores.The majority of plants are producers.
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