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"Encerrona" is a noun which is often translated as "trap", and "retiro" is a noun which is often translated as "retirement". Learn more about the difference between "encerrona" and "retiro" below.
encerrona(
ehn
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seh
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rroh
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nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (scheme)
a. trap
Ella cayó en la encerrona.She fell into the trap.
2. (protest)
a. sit-in
Fui a la encerrona para protestar las nuevas políticas.I went to the sit-in to protest the new policies.
3. (slang)
a. retreat
Mi empresa está teniendo una encerrona la semana que viene.My company is having a retreat next week.
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retiro(
rreh
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tee
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roh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (end of working life)
a. retirement
Sueño por viajar por el mundo después de mi retiro del trabajo.I dream of traveling the world after my retirement from work.
2. (retirement income)
a. pension
El retiro de mi papá no era suficiente, y por eso tuvo que seguir trabajando.My father's pension wasn't enough, so he had to go on working.
b. retirement pension
Todavía me faltan muchos años para comenzar a recibir mi retiro.I still have a long time to go before I start receiving my retirement pension.
3. (secluded place)
a. retreat
Compramos una casita en las montañas para que sea nuestro retiro privado.We bought a small house in the mountains to serve as our private retreat.
4. (religious)
a. retreat
Las monjas de mi colegio organizaban un retiro espiritual cada año.The nuns at my school used to organize a spiritual retreat every year.
5. (financial)
a. withdrawal
Necesito hacer un retiro, pero no sé si habrá un cajero automático aquí cerca.I need to make a withdrawal, but I don't know if there's an automated teller machine near here.
6. (removal)
a. withdrawal
El retiro de las tropas de la zona de conflicto se volvió a posponer.The withdrawal of troops from the conflict zone was postponed again.
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