Quick answer
"Facilities" is a form of "facility", a noun which is often translated as "la instalación". "Services" is a plural noun which is often translated as "las fuerzas armadas". Learn more about the difference between "facilities" and "services" below.
facility(
fuh
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sih
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lih
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (amenities)
a. la instalación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This hotel offers a gym, a pool, and other modern facilities.Este hotel ofrece un gimnasio, una piscina, e instalaciones muy modernas.
b. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sanitary facilities in the school are in disrepair.Los servicios sanitarios del colegio están deteriorados.
2. (building complex)
a. el complejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new sports facility will open to the public next month.El nuevo complejo deportivo se abrirá al público el mes que viene.
b. el centro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The local government is planning to build a large hospital facility in our city.El gobierno local tiene planes para construir un gran centro hospitalario en nuestra ciudad.
3. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The car dealer offers credit facility for buying a new car.El concesionario ofrece facilidades de pago para la compra de carros nuevos.
We will have to get a bank facility to keep our business running.Vamos a necesitar un crédito bancario para mantener nuestro negocio funcionando.
4. (features)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Internet calls are a wonderful communication facility.Las llamadas por Internet son un gran servicio de comunicación.
My new watch has a facility for tracking my physical activity.Mi nuevo reloj tiene una función para hacer un seguimiento del ejercicio que hago.
5. (ease)
a. la facilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Young children can make friends with great facility.Los niños pequeños pueden hacer nuevos amigos con gran facilidad.
b. la habilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has facility for crafting things.Ella tiene habilidad para las manualidades.
c. la capacidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I didn't know you had such facility for public speaking!¡No sabía que tenías tanta capacidad para la oratoria!
d. la facultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
With age, I have been losing the facility to use my imagination.Con la edad, he ido perdiendo la facultad de usar mi imaginación.
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services(
ser
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vih
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sihs
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (military)
a. las fuerzas armadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How many years did you spend in the services?¿Cuántos años estuviste en las fuerzas armadas?
2. (service station)
a. el área de servicio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(United Kingdom)
Can we stop in the next services?¿Podemos parar en la próxima área de servicio?
service
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (help)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't know how I can thank you for the service you've done us, doctor.No sé cómo puedo agradecerle el servicio que nos brindaste, doctor.
4. (organization)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All staff who work for the prison service know about the scandal.Todos los empleados del servicio penitenciario saben del escándalo.
5. (public utility)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The public transportation service in this city is amazing.El servicio de transporte público en esta ciudad es asombroso.
6. (assistance)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our customer service is available 24/7.Nuestro servicio de atención al cliente está disponible 24/7.
7. (work done by a person that serves)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The service in this restaurant is really fast.El servicio en este restaurante es realmente rápido.
8. (disposal)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Don't forget that our staff are at your service.No olviden que nuestro personal está a su servicio.
9. (employment)
a. el trabajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was dismissed after one year's service.Le despidieron después de un año de trabajo.
10. (military)
a. las fuerzas armadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My little brother is in the service.Mi hermano menor trabaja en las fuerzas armadas.
b. la rama
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't remember which military service my grandfather was in.No recuerdo en qué rama militar estaba mi abuelo.
11. (use)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new planes will come into service next year.Los nuevos aviones entrarán en servicio el año que viene.
12. (religious)
a. el oficio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Protestant)
The service will start later today because of a wedding.El oficio empezará hoy más tarde por causa de una boda.
b. la misa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Catholic)
What time does the service begin?¿A qué hora empieza la misa?
13. (maintenance)
a. la revisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The van needs service every six months.La camioneta necesita una revisión cada seis meses.
14. (sports)
a. el servicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The tennis player had a powerful service.El tenista tenía un potente servicio.
15. (culinary)
a. la vajilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We need to buy a new service to replace the broken one.Tenemos que comprar una vajilla nueva para sustituir la que está rota.
16. (legal)
a. la notificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I received a service of summons to go to court.Recibí una notificación de mi citación para ir al juzgado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
17. (to maintain)
a. hacer una revisión a
Have you serviced your car this year?¿Le has hecho al coche la revisión de este año?
18. (to pay)
a. pagar los intereses de
I'm afraid I can't service the loan.Me temo que no puedo pagar los intereses del préstamo.
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