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"Discriminación" is a noun which is often translated as "discrimination", and "consideración" is a noun which is often translated as "consideration". Learn more about the difference between "discriminación" and "consideración" below.
discriminación(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. discrimination
Paula demandó a su jefa por discriminación por embarazo.Paula sued her boss for pregnancy discrimination.
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consideración(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (attention)
a. consideration
Los cambios que proponemos serán enviados al presidente de la empresa para su consideración.The changes we propose will be sent to the president of the company for his consideration.
2. (point to be considered)
a. consideration
La raza y la religión no son consideraciones válidas.Race and religion are not valid considerations.
b. factor
Hay que tener en cuenta varias consideraciones antes de tomar una decisión.There are many factors to be taken into account before making a decision.
3. (importance)
a. importance
El tornado causó daños de gran consideración.The tornado caused damages of great importance.
b. seriousness
Las heridas sufridas fueron de diversos grados de consideración.The injuries sustained were of varying degrees of seriousness.
4. (esteem)
a. regard
Tu madre es una gran profesora y tengo una gran consideración por ella.Your mother is a great professor and I have great regard for her.
5. (respect)
a. consideration
Las autoridades no mostraron consideración alguna por los refugiados.The authorities showed no consideration towards refugees.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Fue una falta de consideración de su parte irse sin avisar.It was desconsiderate of her to leave without giving notice.
El personal del aeropuerto tuvo gran consideración con los familiares de las víctimasThe airport staff were very considerate to the victims' relatives.
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