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"Entrega" is a noun which is often translated as "delivery", and "compromiso" is a noun which is often translated as "commitment". Learn more about the difference between "entrega" and "compromiso" below.
entrega(
ehn
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treh
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gah
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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. (act of delivering)
a. delivery
La entrega de los documentos se realizará en presencia de cinco testigos.The delivery of the documents will be carried out in the presence of five witnesses.
2. (something shipped or delivered)
a. shipment
Enviaremos su pedido en dos entregas diferentes, pero las recibirá el mismo día.We will ship your order in two different shipments, but you'll get them the same day.
b. delivery
El recepcionista dice que hay una entrega para ti, señorita Jones.The receptionist said there's a delivery for you, Miss Jones.
3. (restitution)
a. handover
Los terroristas acordaron la entrega de los rehenes previo pago de cinco millones de dólares.The terrorists agreed to the handover of the hostages in exchange for a payment of five million dollars.
b. surrender
El acto de entrega de las armas robadas suponía el fin de la guerra.The surrender of the stolen weapons meant an end to the war.
4. (part of a series)
a. installment (of book, collection)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Este domingo sacan la primera entrega de una nueva colección de libros en el periódico.The first installment in a new book collection will be published in the newspaper this Sunday.
b. instalment (of book, collection) (United Kingdom)
Cada mes recibimos una nueva entrega de la enciclopedia que estamos coleccionando.We receive one new instalment of the encyclopedia we are collecting every month.
c. fascicle (of book)
Esta novela se publicó originalmente en entregas semanales.This novel was first published in weekly fascicles.
d. issue (of magazine)
Al final, conseguí coleccionar las 50 entregas de la revista de viajes que quería.I finally managed to collect the 50 issues of the travel magazine I wanted.
e. episode (of TV series)
Ayer tenía que trabajar y me perdí la entrega de aquella telenovela que me gusta.I had to work yesterday and I missed the episode of that soap I like.
5. (diligence)
a. dedication
Me impresionó el nivel de entrega que muestra todo el personal del hospital.I was impressed by the level of dedication shown by all the staff at the hospital.
b. devotion
El niño sigue vivo gracias a la entrega de su madre.The child is still alive thanks to his mother's devotion.
c. commitment
Apreciamos mucho los esfuerzos y la entrega de los profesores que consagran sus vidas a enseñar a los jóvenes.We greatly appreciate the efforts and commitment of the teachers who dedicate their lives to educating young people.
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compromiso(
kohm
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proh
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mee
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soh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (obligation)
a. commitment
Por favor no olvides tu compromiso con la organización.Please don't forget your commitment to the organization.
2. (betrothal)
a. engagement
Mis padres van a hacer una fiesta para celebrar nuestro compromiso.My parents are going to throw a party to celebrate our engagement.
3. (social commitment)
a. commitment
Si no tienen otro compromiso, me gustaría invitarles a mi casa para la cena de Acción de Gracias.If you don't have any prior commitments, I'd like to invite you to mine for Thanksgiving dinner.
b. date
Me encantaría ir a tu fiesta, pero ya tengo compromiso para el viernes.I'd love to go to your party, but I already have a date for Friday.
c. engagement (formal)
Tiene varios compromisos hoy en la mañana, Sr. Presidente.You have several engagements this morning, Mr. President.
4. (settlement)
a. compromise
Si no pueden alcanzar un compromiso, tendremos que llamar a un mediador.If you can't reach a compromise, we'll have to call in a mediator.
b. agreement
Los partidos llegaron a un compromiso para mejorar la calidad del aire.The parties came to an agreement to improve air quality.
5. (predicament)
a. awkward position
No quiero ponerte en un compromiso, pero ¿me puedes prestar 10,000 dólares?I don't want to put you in an awkward position, but can you lend me 10,000 dollars?
6. (medicine)
a. complication
La demencia es un compromiso cerebral asociado con la alta presión.Dementia is a cerebral complication associated with hypertension.
b. affecting (verb)
Mi tío sufre de una enfermedad con compromiso renal.My uncle suffers from an illness affecting the kidneys.
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