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"Garment" is a noun which is often translated as "la prenda", and "apparel" is a noun which is often translated as "la ropa". Learn more about the difference between "garment" and "apparel" below.
garment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. la prenda
(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).
Pressing the pieces of knitting makes a big difference to the finished garment.Si planchas las piezas de tejido, se nota mucho la diferencia en la prenda acabada.
b. la prenda de vestir
(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 factory makes garments for export to Europe.La fábrica confecciona prendas de vestir para exportar a Europa.
c. la ropa
(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 the arrival of spring, I pack all my winter garments away.Cuando llega la primavera, guardo toda mi ropa de invierno.
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apparel(
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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. (clothing)
a. la ropa
(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 rap singer is releasing his own brand of apparel this fall.El cantante de rap está lanzando su propia marca de ropa este otoño.
b. el atuendo
(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 employees are required to wear the company's apparel with their logo.Se requiere que los empleados usen el atuendo de la compañía con el logotipo.
c. el atavío
(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 lady's apparel was much richer in the past, though not as varied as modern wardrobe.El atavío de una dama solía ser más suntuoso en el pasado, aunque no tan variado como el vestuario moderno.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(to clothe)
a. ataviar
A chronicler of the time wrote: "In those processions the images of the saints are appareled in rich clothes inlaid with precious stones."Un cronista de la época escribió: "En esas procesiones las imágenes de los santos aparecen ataviadas con ricas vestiduras incrustadas de piedras preciosas".
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