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"Grant" is a noun which is often translated as "la beca", and "award" is a noun which is often translated as "el premio". Learn more about the difference between "grant" and "award" below.
grant(
grahnt
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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. (endowment)
a. la beca
(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 university offers grants to several outstanding students.La universidad les ofrece becas a varios estudiantes sobresalientes.
b. la subvención
(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).
To apply for a government grant, one must fill out the form and write a personal statement.Para solicitar una subvención del gobierno, hay que llenar el formulario y escribir una declaración personal.
c. el subsidio
(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).
She received a grant from the arts foundation to open her own studio.Recibió un subsidio de la fundación de arte para abrir su propio estudio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to bestow)
a. conceder
The Internal Revenue Service granted me an extension to file my taxes.El Servicio de Rentas Internas me concedió una extensión para llenar mis impuestos.
3. (to admit)
a. reconocer
I grant that I made mistakes, but I think I deserve forgiveness.Reconozco que cometí errores, pero creo que merezco perdón.
Grant
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4. (first or last name)
a. Grant
Grant needs to learn to share with the other children.Grant tiene que aprender a compartir con los otros niños.
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award(
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wawrd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (prize)
a. el premio
(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 award goes to the student who presents the best dissertation.El premio se otorga al estudiante que presente la mejor tesis.
b. el galardón
(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).
She received an award for her research on the virus.Recibió un galardón por sus trabajos de investigación sobre el virus.
c. la condecoración
(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).
(medal)
He won an award for bravery in the First World War.Le otorgaron una condecoración por su valentía en la Primera Guerra Mundial.
2. (legal)
a. el fallo
(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 is hoping for an award in his favor.Espera que el fallo sea a su favor.
b. la indemnización
(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 judge made an award of $200,000 to the plaintiff.El juez concedió una indemnización de 200,000 dólares a la demandante.
3. (act of awarding)
a. la concesión
(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 university will determine the scholarship award.La universidad determinará la concesión de las becas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to give)
a. conceder
She was awarded second prize in a contest.Le concedieron el segundo premio en un concurso.
b. otorgar
Not all applicants are awarded a scholarship.No se otorga una beca a todo el que la solicita.
5. (legal)
a. otorgar (damages)
The judge awarded damages of $56,000.El juez otorgó una indemnización de 56,000 dólares por daños y perjuicios.
b. adjudicar (contract)
The contract was awarded to a French company.El contrato fue adjudicado a una empresa francesa.
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