Quick answer
"Facilities" is a form of "facility", a noun which is often translated as "la instalación". "Systems" is a form of "system", a noun which is often translated as "el sistema". Learn more about the difference between "facilities" and "systems" 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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system(
sihs
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tuhm
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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. (structure)
a. el sistema
(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 totally reformed the education system.Introdujo reformas radicales en el sistema educativo.
2. (set of rules)
a. el sistema
(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 library uses the Dewey Decimal System.Nuestra biblioteca utiliza el sistema decimal Dewey.
3. (orderliness)
a. el método
(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).
There is no system in their approach.Les falta método en su enfoque.
b. el sistema
(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).
It may seem disorganized, but there is some system involved.Puede parecer desorganizado, pero hay un sistema.
4. (computing)
a. el sistema
(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).
My system needs upgrading.Necesito actualizar mi sistema.
5. (anatomy)
a. el organismo
(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).
(body)
Drinking water regularly is good for your system.Tomar agua con regularidad es bueno para el organismo.
b. el cuerpo
(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).
(body)
I started a special diet to detoxify my system.Empecé una dieta especial para eliminar la toxicidad de mi cuerpo.
c. el aparato
(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).
(set of organs)
Traffic pollution affects the respiratory system.La contaminación del tráfico afecta el aparato respiratorio.
d. el sistema
(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).
(set of organs)
The function of the lymphatic system is to cleanse the body's waste products.La función del sistema linfático es la depuración de los productos de desecho.
6. (technical or mechanical)
a. el sistema
(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).
NATO plans to build a new missile defense system.La OTAN planea construir un nuevo sistema de defensa contra los misiles.
7. (status quo)
a. el sistema
(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).
You'll never change the system by complaining.No basta con quejarte para cambiar el sistema.
8. (astronomy)
a. el sistema
(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).
A new star system was discovered.Se descubrió un nuevo sistema estelar.
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