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"Entrega" is a noun which is often translated as "delivery", and "presentación" is a noun which is often translated as "presentation". Learn more about the difference between "entrega" and "presentación" 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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presentación(
preh
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sehn
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tah
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syohn
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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. (talk)
a. presentation
En su presentación sobre psicología clínica, Pepe habló de la situación de un amigo.In his presentation on clinical psychology, Pepe spoke about a friend's situation.
2. (act of introducing)
a. presentation
Surgieron muchas dudas durante la presentación del informe anual.A number of doubts were raised during the presentation of the annual report.
b. introduction (of people)
Me encargaré de hacer las presentaciones de los nuevos empleados al director.I'll be making the introductions between the new members of staff and the director.
c. launch (of a product or a campaign)
La presentación del libro se hará en la biblioteca estatal.The book launch will take place at the state library.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(of an event or a program)
La presentación del acto estará a cargo de una persona a quien todos conocemos.The event will be hosted by someone we all know.
La presentación de las noticias correrá a cargo de Juan Olivera.The news will be presented by Juan Olivera.
3. (act of showing)
a. presentation
Solo se permitirá el acceso al recinto mediante la presentación de la entrada.Access to the enclosure will only be permitted upon presentation of a ticket.
4. (act of giving)
a. submission
El plazo para la presentación de solicitudes vence a fin de mes.The deadline for the submission of applications is the end of the month.
b. presentation
Se cantará el himno nacional durante la presentación de los premios.The national anthem will be sung during the presentation of the awards.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
El plazo para la presentación del trabajo se ha ampliado hasta el 9 de mayo.The deadline for submitting work has been extended till May 9th.
El estudiante debe justificar su inasistencia mediante la presentación del certificado médico correspondiente.The student must justify his or her inattendance by presenting the relevant medical certificate.
5. (look)
a. presentation
La comida que nos dieron tenía muy mala presentación.The presentation of the meal we were served was very poor.
b. appearance (of a person)
La presentación es muy importante, y por eso hay que pensar bien en lo que vas a ponerte para cualquier entrevista de trabajo.Appearance is very important, so you need to think carefully about what you're going to wear for any job interview.
6. (pharmacy)
a. presentation
Según la presentación del medicamento, puede ser fácil de administrar al animal o no.Depending on the drug's presentation, it may or may not be easy to administer to the animal.
7. (fetal position)
a. presentation
La presentación cefálica es la ideal para el parto.Head-first presentation is optimal for delivery.
8. (religious)
a. Presentation
La Presentación de Jesús en el Templo se celebra el 2 de febrero.The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple is celebrated on February 2nd.
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