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"Empresa" is a noun which is often translated as "company", and "particular" is an adjective which is often translated as "particular". Learn more about the difference between "empresa" and "particular" below.
empresa(
ehm
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preh
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sah
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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. (business)
a. company
Establecieron una empresa con fondos públicos.They set up a company with public funding.
b. business
Siempre he querido tener mi propia empresa.I've always wanted to have my own business.
c. firm
Elena trabaja en una empresa consultora en la ciudad.Elena works at a consulting firm in the city.
d. enterprise
La empresa privada se enfrenta a grandes retos hoy en día.Nowadays private enterprise is facing big challenges.
e. venture
Se juntaron los hermanos para formar una empresa de inversiones.The brothers got together to form an investment venture.
2. (controlling body)
a. management
La empresa no se hace responsable por daños o robos.Management is not liable for damage or theft.
3. (endeavour)
a. undertaking
Los senderistas embarcaron en una empresa ardua.The hikers embarked on an arduous undertaking.
b. venture
Los marinos decidieron abandonar la empresa de atrapar a una sirena.The sailors decided to abandon their mermaid-catching venture.
c. enterprise
Complacer a los maestros tanto como a los adminstrativos es una empresa difícil.Pleasing the teachers as well as the adminstrators is a difficult enterprise.
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particular(
pahr
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tee
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koo
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lahr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (specific)
a. particular
Es un problema muy particular que requiere una solución muy concreta.It's a very particular problem that requires a very specific solution.
2. (privately owned)
a. private
En la dirección que me diste no había una tienda sino una casa particular.There wasn't a store at the address you gave me but a private house.
3. (singular)
a. particular
Es un hombre muy particular. Nunca sabes por dónde te va a salir.He is a most peculiar man. You nerver know what he'll come out with.
b. personal
Tiene una forma muy particular de hacer las cosas.She has a very personal way of doing things.
4. (exceptional)
a. special
La casa no tiene nada de particular, pero la zona es preciosa.The house is nothing special, but the area is lovely.
5. (education)
a. private (class or teacher)
Quisiera tomar unas clases particulares de inglés antes de ir a Australia.I'd like to take some private English lessons before I go to Australia.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
6. (person)
a. individual
La justicia no puede estar en manos de particulares. Es responsabilidad del estado.Justice cannot be in the hands of individuals. It's the responsibility of the state.
7. (point)
a. matter
No dijeron nada sobre el particular.They didn't mention the matter.
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