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"Grassroots" is an adjective which is often translated as "de las bases", and "non-profit" is an adjective which is often translated as "sin fines de lucro". Learn more about the difference between "grassroots" and "non-profit" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (popular)
a. de las bases
Although his colleagues don't have a high opinion of him, our leader enjoys substantial grassroots support.Aunque sus colegas no lo tienen en alta estima, nuestro líder goza de un apoyo considerable de las bases.
b. de base
There seems to be a growing grassroots movement to topple the government.Parece que hay un movimiento de base cada vez mayor para derribar el gobierno.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (common people)
a. las bases
(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 party leadership has lost contact with the grassroots.La dirigencia partidaria ha perdido contacto con las bases.
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non-profit
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (finance)
a. sin fines de lucro
We are a non-profit organization that gives grants to arts projects.Somos una organización sin fines de lucro que subvenciona proyectos en el campo de las artes.
b. sin ánimo de lucro
The foundation was set up as a non-profit body.La fundación fue constituida como entidad sin ánimo de lucro.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (finance)
a. la organización sin fines de lucro
(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 works for a non-profit in the housing sector.Trabaja para una organización sin fines de lucro en el sector de la vivienda.
b. la organización sin ánimo de lucro
(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).
As a non-profit, we have tax exempt status.Como organización sin ánimo de lucro, estamos exentos de impuestos.
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