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"Asiento" is a noun which is often translated as "seat", and "plaza" is a noun which is often translated as "square". Learn more about the difference between "asiento" and "plaza" below.
asiento(
ah
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syehn
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toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (place to sit)
a. seat
Nuestros asientos están en el nivel superior del estadio.Our seats are in the upper level of the stadium.
El piloto pide que todos regresen a sus asientos.The pilot asks that everyone returns to their seats.
2. (position)
a. seat
Hay un asiento vacante en el Consejo de Administración.There is a vacant seat on the Board of Directors.
3. (submission)
a. entry
Los últimos asientos en el diario del criminal son preocupantes.The recent journal entries of the criminal are disturbing.
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plaza(
plah
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sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (open space)
a. square
Se conocieron en la plaza del pueblo.They met at the town square.
2. (commerce)
a. market
Fueron a la plaza para comprar frutas frescas.They went to the market to buy fresh fruit.
3. (position of work)
a. job
Ella solicitó una plaza en la empresa textil.She applied for a job at the textile company.
4. (space)
a. place
Encontraron una plaza de aparcamiento inmediatamente.They found a parking spot immediately.
5. (place to sit)
a. seat
Te guardaré una plaza en el teatro.I'll save you a seat in the theater.
6. (bullfighting)
a. arena
La plaza de toros está muy cerca de aquí.The bullfighting arena is very close to here.
7. (fortress)
a. stronghold
El ejército protegió la plaza de los enemigos.The army protected the fortress from the enemies.
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