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"Extracto" is a noun which is often translated as "summary", and "esencia" is a noun which is often translated as "essence". Learn more about the difference between "extracto" and "esencia" below.
extracto(
ehks
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trahk
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toh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (synopsis)
a. summary
El extracto no me pareció interesante, así que no leí la novela.The summary wasn't interesting, so I didn't read the novel.
b. abstract
Mi tutor comenzó a leer el extracto de mi tesis.My advisor began reading the abstract of my thesis.
2. (essence)
a. extract
Esta crema tiene extracto de camote.This lotion has sweet potato extract.
3. (finance)
a. statement
El oficial de inmigraciones me pidió que le mostrara un extracto bancario y el seguro de viaje.The immigration officer asked me for a bank statement and proof of travel insurance.
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esencia(
eh
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sehn
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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. (basis)
a. essence
La improvisación es la esencia del jazz.Improvisation is the essence of jazz music.
2. (chemistry)
a. essence
Destila la mitad de la esencia y colócala en un tubo de ensayo.Distill half of the essence and pour it into a test tube.
3. (culinary)
a. essence
Añade dos gotas de esencia de almendra y mezcla bien.Add two drops of almond essence and mix well.
4. (fragrance)
a. essence
El perfumero se pasó años mezclando varias esencias para crear el aroma perfecto.The perfumer spent years mixing various essences to create the perfect scent.
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