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"Estructuras" is a form of "estructurar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to structure". "Instituciones" is a plural noun which is often translated as "institutions". Learn more about the difference between "estructuras" and "instituciones" below.
estructurar(
ehs
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trook
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too
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rahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to structure
Conviene estructurar un texto en párrafos para que sea más fácil de leer.It is advisable to structure a text in paragraphs so that it is easier to read.
b. to organize
Los ejecutivos están estructurando un plan de mejora de la empresa.The executives are organizing a business improvement plan.
c. to organise (United Kingdom)
El asesor me ayudó a estructurar mi página web para atraer a más clientes.The advisor helped me organise my web page in order to attract more clients.
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instituciones(
eens
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tee
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too
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syoh
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nehs
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (constitutional bodies)
a. institutions
Las instituciones de nuestro país velan por los intereses de los ciudadanos.The institutions of our country seek to pursue the citizens' interests.
institución
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (organization)
a. institution
La decisión de expulsar al profesor recayó en manos de la institución educativa.The decision of expelling the teacher fell into the hands of the educational institution.
b. body
La institución bancaria exige que se actúe a nivel global para evitar un desplome bursátil.The banking body requires a global action to avoid a stock market crash.
3. (creation)
a. establishment
Será necesaria la institución de una autoridad reguladora para luchar contra la evasión fiscal.The establishment of a regulatory authority will be necessary to combat tax fraud.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tradition)
a. institution
Derribar la institución de la tauramaquia es un paso hacia delante en la lucha contra la crueldad animal.Bringing down the bullfighting institution is a step forward in the fight against animal cruelty.
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