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"Fee" is a noun which is often translated as "la cuota", and "duty" is a noun which is often translated as "el deber". Learn more about the difference between "fee" and "duty" below.
fee(
fi
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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. (charge)
a. la cuota
(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).
(club, gym)
The club gives a discount on registration fees paid one month in advance.El club ofrece un descuento en las cuotas de inscripción que se pagan con un mes de adelanto.
b. el precio
(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).
(ticket)
The entrance fee to the archeological site is 25 dollars.El precio de entrada al yacimiento arqueológico es de 25 dólares.
c. la tarifa
(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).
(service)
Remittance services make a lot of money from the fees they charge their customers.Los servicios de remesas ganan mucho dinero con las tarifas que cobran a sus clientes.
d. la tasa
(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).
(university)
University fees are set to rise by 20% next year.Las tasas universitarias aumentarán un 20% el año que viene.
e. la matrícula
(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).
(course)
How much are the course fees?¿A cuánto asciende la matrícula del curso?
2. (payment for professional services)
a. los honorarios
(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).
Lawyers' fees are astronomical.Los honorarios de los abogados son desorbitados.
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duty(
du
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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. (obligation)
a. el deber
(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 is your duty to arrive on time. Es tu deber llegar a tiempo.
b. la obligación
(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).
You have a duty to help take care of your daughter.Tienes la obligación de ayudar a cuidar a tu hija.
2. (tax)
a. el derecho
(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).
How much is the import duty on shoes?¿Cuánto es el derecho de importación del calzado?
b. el impuesto
(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).
Let's buy some perfume at the duty-free shop at the airport.Vamos a comprar perfume en la tienda libre de impuestos del aeropuerto.
3. (military)
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).
Carl was called to duty in Iraq.A Carl lo llamaron al servicio en Iraq.
duties
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (responsibility)
a. las funciones
(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).
Your duties will be explained at the first meeting. Se te explicarán tus funciones en la primera reunión.
b. las responsabilidades
(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).
Your duties include making sure that all vehicles are fueled every morning. Tus responsabilidades incluyen asegurarse de que todos los vehículos estén cargados de combustible cada mañana.
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