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"Expedición" is a noun which is often translated as "expedition", and "recepción" is a noun which is often translated as "reception". Learn more about the difference between "expedición" and "recepción" 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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recepción(
rreh
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sehp
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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. (welcome)
a. reception
Agradezco mucho a Paloma y Paco la calurosa recepción que me brindaron.I am very grateful to Paloma and Paco for the warm reception they gave me.
2. (admission)
a. receipt
Tienes que familiarizarte con todos los aspectos del negocio, desde la producción y la recepción de mercancias hasta la expedición y venta.You need to familiarize yourself with all aspects of the business, from production and receipt of goods to dispatch and sale.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La recepción de certificados será de lunes a viernes, de 9 a 2 pm.Certificates will be admitted between 9 and 2 pm from Monday to Friday.
Se cerró la recepción de fotografías para el concurso.The deadline for submitting photos to the competition has now passed.
3. (registration place)
a. reception
La inscripción al congreso se paga en la recepción.The registration fee for the conference should be paid at reception.
b. reception desk
Fui a la recepción del hotel a pedir que me cambiaran de habitación.I went to the hotel reception desk to ask for a change of room.
4. (telecommunications)
a. reception
Este radio viejo no tiene buena recepción.This old radio doesn't get very good reception.
5. (party or ceremony)
a. reception
Se organizó una recepción en honor de los veteranos.A reception in honor of the veterans was arranged.
6. (education)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. ceremony
Esta tarde se llevará a cabo la recepción de los egresados.The graduation ceremony will take place this afternoon.
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