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"Equivalencia" is a noun which is often translated as "equivalence", and "sigla" is a noun which is often translated as "abbreviation". Learn more about the difference between "equivalencia" and "sigla" below.
equivalencia(
eh
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kee
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bah
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lehn
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syah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. equivalence
En la columna derecha de la tabla se encuentran las equivalencias en libras.The equivalences in pounds can be found in the right column of the table.
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sigla(
see
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glah
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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. (group of letters)
a. abbreviation (spelled out)
¿Qué significa la sigla ONG?What does the abbreviation NGO stand for?
b. acronym (pronounced as a word)
OTAN ha dejado de ser una sigla para convertirse en una palabra propiamente dicha.NATO has ceased being an acronym to become a word in its own right.
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