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"Expedición" is a noun which is often translated as "expedition", and "antigüedad" is a noun which is often translated as "antiquity". Learn more about the difference between "expedición" and "antigüedad" below.
expedición(
ehks
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peh
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dee
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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. (trip)
a. expedition
El viernes haremos una expedición arqueológica a Atapuerca.We will go on an archeological expedition to Atapuerca next Friday.
2. (group of travelers)
a. expedition
Al amanecer, la expedición inició la travesía de regreso.At dawn, the expedition began the return journey.
3. (act of dispatching)
a. shipping
La expedición del paquete se demoró de modo que recibirá las mercaderías dentro de tres días.The shipping of the package was delayed, so you will receive the goods in three days.
b. dispatch
El gerente de logística es responsable de planificar el despacho de mercaderías para reponer existencias en todos los almacenes.The logistics manager is responsible for planning the dispatch of goods to restock all warehouses.
c. shipment
La empresa cobra una suma adicional por la expedición de mercaderías al exterior.This company charges you extra for the shipment of goods overseas.
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antigüedad(
ahn
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tee
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gweh
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dahd
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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. (quality of old)
a. antiquity
Este aparador es tan caro porque tiene una antigüedad de 100 años.This cupboard is so expensive because it has an antiquity of 100 years.
b. age
La antigüedad de esta casa debe rondar los 70 años.The age of this house must be around 70 years.
2. (long time working)
a. seniority
María tiene una antigüedad de 20 años y le sale demasiado caro a la compañía despedirla.Maria has a seniority of 20 years, so it's too expensive for the company to fire her.
3. (earlier times)
a. antiquity
Actualmente disponemos de recursos impensables en la antigüedad.Nowadays we have at hand resources which were unthinkable in antiquity.
4. (relic)
a. antique
Este jarrón es una antigüedad y vale mucho dinero.This vase is an antique and it is worth a lot of money.
antigüedades
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (relics)
a. antiques
Me encantan las antigüedades y por eso en mi casa tengo un gramófono.I love antiques and that's why I have a phonograph at home.
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