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"Encabezad" is a form of "encabezar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to head". "Encabezamiento" is a noun which is often translated as "heading". Learn more about the difference between "encabezad" and "encabezamiento" below.
encabezar(
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kah
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beh
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sahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to direct)
a. to head
Mi jefe quiere que yo encabece el proyecto.My boss wants me to head the project.
b. to lead
Esa organización está encabezando la lucha contra el hambre en el mundo.That organization is leading the fight against world hunger.
2. (to take first position)
a. to be at the top of
El programa encabezaba las calificaciones de televisión.The show was at the top of the television ratings.
b. to lead (in a competition)
Mi equipo favorito está encabezando la liga con 12 victorias.My favorite team is leading the league with 12 wins.
3. (to start a document)
a. to head
Él eligió un título para encabezar la segunda parte del manuscrito.He selected a title to head the second part of the manuscript.
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encabezamiento(
ehng
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kah
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beh
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myehn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (beginning of a letter or document)
a. heading
Es útil incluir la dirección de correo electrónico en el encabezamiento de la carta.It's useful to include your e-mail address in the heading at the top of the letter.
b. opening (in correspondence)
El encabezamiento de la carta utilizaba la fórmula "Estimada señora".The opening of the letter used the expression "Dear Madam."
2. (preface)
a. foreword
El encabezamiento de la novela explica por encargo de quién fue escrita.The foreword to the novel explains who commissioned it.
3. (journalism) (River Plate)
a. headline
A la prensa sensacionalista le gusta utilizar encabezamientos provocadores.Tabloids love to use provocative headlines.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(roll)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. registration
El ayuntamiento realiza el encabezamiento de los nuevos vecinos periódicamente.The registration of new neighbors is periodically carried out by the local government.
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