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"Empaque" is a noun which is often translated as "packing", and "embalaje" is a noun which is often translated as "packaging". Learn more about the difference between "empaque" and "embalaje" below.
empaque(
ehm
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pah
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keh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of packing)
a. packing
El empaque de los productos se realiza manualmente.The packing of the products is done manually.
2. (wrapping)
a. packaging
Conservé el empaque original y el recibo.I kept the original packaging and the receipt.
3. (ring used to make a joint watertight)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. gasket
Voy a la ferretería por unos empaques.I'm going to the hardware store to get some gaskets.
b. seal
Compré un empaque para arreglar el grifo que gotea.I bought a seal to fix the leaky faucet.
4. (gravity)
a. solemnity
El rey habló lentamente, con empaque y autoridad.The king spoke slowly, with solemnity and authority.
5. (air)
a. presence
El gladiador tenía un empaque intimidador en la arena.The gladiator had an intimidating presence in the arena.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(insolency) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. nerve
Marisa tuvo el empaque de preguntarme cuánto les cobro a mis clientes.Marisa had the nerve to ask me how much I charge my clients.
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embalaje(
ehm
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bah
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lah
-
heh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (material)
a. packaging
Los regalos de Navidad estaban envueltos en embalaje de celofán.The Christmas presents were wrapped in cellophane packaging
b. wrapping
El embalaje del celular fue hecho con cajas recicladas.The cellphone wrapping was made of recycled boxes.
2. (action of packing)
a. packing
El embalaje del producto se realiza en la fábrica.The packing of the product is done in the factory.
3. (impulse)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
a. push
Con un embalaje final, logré llegar a la línea de meta en primer lugar.With one final push, I managed to cross the finish line in first place.
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