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"Encuesta" is a noun which is often translated as "survey", and "sondeo" is a noun which is often translated as "poll". Learn more about the difference between "encuesta" and "sondeo" below.
encuesta(
ehng
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kwehs
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tah
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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. (statistics)
a. survey
Por favor, llene esta breve encuesta sobre nuestros servicios.Please fill out this brief survey about our services.
b. opinion poll
Realizaremos una encuesta para ayudarnos a llegar a una decisión.We shall conduct an opinion poll to help us come to a decision.
2. (legal)
a. inquiry
Nuestra encuesta descubrió varias quejas de los vecinos.Our inquiry uncovered several complaints from the neighbors.
b. investigation
El departamento de policía llevará a cabo su encuesta criminal mañana.The police department will perform their criminal investigation tomorrow.
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sondeo(
sohn
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deh
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oh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (study)
a. poll
El sondeo refleja que muchos ciudadanos no volverán a votar al gobierno actual.The poll shows that many citizens won't vote for the current government again.
b. survey
Según el sondeo, dos de cada tres conductores utilizan el celular al volante.According to the survey, two out of three drivers use their cell phone while driving..
2. (boring)
a. drilling
Greenpeace está luchando para evitar que se realicen sondeos en busca de petróleo en el Ártico.Greenpeace is struggling to prevent the drilling for oil in the Arctic.
b. exploration
Los ingenieros llevaron a cabo una exploración en busca de petróleo.The engineers carried out an exploration in search of oil.
3. (nautical)
a. sounding
El navegador consultó los sondeos en las cartas náuticas para saber qué tan profundo era el iceberg.The navigator consulted the nautical charts to know how deep the the iceberg went.
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