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"Envío" is a noun which is often translated as "delivery", and "corte" is a noun which is often translated as "cut". Learn more about the difference between "envío" and "corte" below.
envío(
ehm
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bee
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oh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of sending)
a. delivery
El restaurante ya no ofrece envío a domicilio.The restaurant no longer offers home delivery.
b. dispatch
La fecha de envío estaba puesta en el frente del paquete.The date of dispatch was posted on the front of the package.
c. shipment
El envío de la mercancía fue demorada por la tempestad.The shipment of the merchandise was delayed by the storm.
2. (sent goods)
a. package
El envío debe de llegar hoy porque se lo mandó el jueves.The package should arrive today because it was sent on Thursday.
b. consignment
No quisieron aceptar el envío porque los bienes estaban dañados.They wouldn't accept the consignment because the goods were damaged.
3. (finance)
a. remittance
La computadora me indica que aún no se ha recibido el envío de fondos.The computer is showing me that the remittance of funds has still not been received.
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corte(
kohr
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teh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (injury)
a. cut
¿Cómo te has hecho ese corte?How did you get that cut?
2. (incision)
a. cut
Hice un corte en el tronco del árbol con la navaja.I made a cut in the tree trunk with my penknife.
3. (cut of meat)
a. cut
Es un corte de ternera bastante económico.It's a fairly inexpensive cut of beef.
4. (sewing)
a. dressmaking (craft)
Me inscribí en un curso de corte.I've enrolled on a dressmaking course.
b. length (piece of fabric)
Para hacer la falda, necesitas un corte de tela de tres metros.To make the skirt, you'll need a three-meter length of material.
c. cut (design)
Llevaba un vestido con un corte de los años 50.She was wearing a dress with a 50's cut.
5. (hairstyle)
a. cut
Es un corte sofisticado, pero fácil de mantener.It's a sophisticated cut, but it's easy to look after.
b. haircut
¿Qué te parece el corte que me hicieron en la peluquería de la esquina?What do you think of the haircut I got at the hairdresser's salon on the corner?
6. (cutting edge)
a. edge
Este cuchillo tiene un corte convexo en la hoja.This knife has a convex edge to the blade.
7. (type)
a. kind
Solo le interesa la escritura de corte tradicional.He's only interested in writing of a traditional kind.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Le gustan los muebles de corte modernista.He likes modernist furniture.
La ropa de corte boho me llama la atención.I think boho-style clothing is very striking.
8. (reduction)
a. cut
Tuvimos que hacer cortes en los gastos.We had to make spending cuts.
b. cutback
La crisis obligó a varios países a hacer cortes drásticos.This crisis obliged several countries to make drastic cutbacks.
9. (edit)
a. cut
Mañana pasan la película sin cortes.The film will be screened without cuts tomorrow.
10. (border of a page)
a. edge
Todos estos libros tienen los cortes o jaspeados o dorados.All these books have either marbled or gilt edges.
11.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(sharp answer)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Menudo corte; no me lo esperaba.He practically bit my head off; I wasn't expecting that.
¡Vaya corte que me dio la actriz cuando le pedí su autógrafo!The actress practically snapped my head off when I asked her for her autograph.
12.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(cause of embarrassment)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡Qué corte estar desnuda delante del médico!How embarrassing being naked in front of the doctor!
Es un corte estar con gente cuando se muestran escenas de sexo en la tele.It's embarrassing to have other people there when there are sex scenes on television.
13.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(soundtrack)
a. track
El locutor puso un corte inédito de Queen.The disc jockey put on an unreleased track by Queen.
14. (disconnection)
a. outage
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Desde entonces, los cortes han sido mucho menos frecuentes .Since then, the outages have been much less frequent.
b. power cut (United Kingdom)
Confirmó que hubo un corte de tres horas en el hospital debido a la falla en un generadorHe confirmed that there had been a three-hour power cut at the hospital owing to the failure of a generator.
c. cut
Casi todos los de aquí resultaron afectados por el corte en el suministro de agua.Nealy all of us here were affected by the cut in the water supply.
15. (architecture)
a. cross section
El arquitecto entregó la planta y los cortes de la casa.The architect gave us the floor plan and cross sections of the house.
b. section
El corte transversal de la viga es demasiado pequeño en relación con la longitud.The cross section of the beam is too small in relation to its length.
16. (blockage)
a. road closure
En la ruta más directa hay un corte porque están repavimentando.There's a road closure in place for resurfacing work that's affecting the most direct route.
b. roadblock
Hay varios cortes de ruta en diferentes provincias en protesta por los despidos.A number of roadblocks have been set up in different provinces as a protest against the lay-offs.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
17. (royal court)
a. court
El rey convocó a toda su corte.The king summoned the court.
18. (legal)
a. court
El caso se presentó ante la Corte de Derechos Humanos..The case was submitted to the Court of Human Rights.
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