Quick answer
"Food stamp" is a noun which is often translated as "el vale de comida", and "Medicaid" is a proper noun which is often translated as "seguro médico estatal para personas de bajos ingresos". Learn more about the difference between "food stamp" and "Medicaid" below.
food stamp
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el vale de comida
(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).
Sheena told me you can get your food stamps from the social services.Sheena me dijo que se pueden conseguir los vales de comida a través de los servicios sociales.
b. el cupón de alimentos
(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).
Homeless and unemployed people benefit from the food stamp programs.Las personas sin techo y desempleadas se benefician de los programas de cupones de alimentos.
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Medicaid
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. seguro médico estatal para personas de bajos ingresos
Many people fear that the new government will make drastic cuts to Medicaid.Muchas personas temen que el nuevo gobierno haga recortes drásticos en el Medicaid.
Victor doesn't earn much money as a gardener, so his medical bills are paid by Medicaid.Víctor no gana mucho dinero como jardinero, así que sus cuentas médicas las paga el seguro médico estatal.
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