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"Group" is a noun which is often translated as "el grupo", and "cluster" is a noun which is also often translated as "el grupo". Learn more about the difference between "group" and "cluster" below.
group(
grup
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (collection of things)
a. el grupo
(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).
There are four groups of fat-soluble vitamins: A, D, E, and K.Existen cuatro grupos de vitaminas liposolubles: A, D, E y K.
2. (number of people)
a. el grupo
(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 group of workers went on strike to protest their inhumane working conditions.Un grupo de trabajadores se fue en huelga para protestar las condiciones laborales inhumanas.
b. la pandilla
(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).
My group of friends from high school is planning a farewell party.Mi pandilla de amigos del colegio está planeando una fiesta de despedida.
3. (classification)
a. el grupo
(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).
Chimps and gorillas belong to the same group of animals.El chimpancé y el gorila pertenecen al mismo grupo de animales.
4. (music)
a. el grupo
(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).
I can't wait to see my favorite group in concert.No puedo esperar a ver mi grupo favorito en concierto.
b. el conjunto
(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 group introduced their new single before the release of their new album.El conjunto lanzó su nuevo single antes de publicar su álbum nuevo.
5. (commerce)
a. el grupo
(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 editorial group decides which contents are featured in its publications.El grupo editorial decide qué contenido se incluye en sus publicaciones.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to classify)
a. agrupar
My niece always groups her jelly beans according to color before eating them.Mi sobrina siempre agrupa sus habas de jalea por colores antes de comérselas.
7. (to bring together)
a. agrupar
Group the students by age and distribute the exercises to each one.Agrupa a los estudiantes por edades y reparte los ejercicios a cada uno.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
8. (to form a group)
a. agruparse
When the actor left the hotel, tons of fans grouped around him asking for autographs.Cuando el actor salió del hotel, un montón de fans se agruparon a su alrededor pidiéndole autógrafos.
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cluster(
kluhs
-
tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (collection)
a. el grupo
(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).
(people, houses, stars)
We saw a cluster of stars through the telescope.Vimos un grupo de estrellas por el telescopio.
b. el racimo
(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).
(fruit)
The servant girl offered the emperor a cluster of grapes.La sirvienta le ofreció al emperador un racimo de uvas.
c. el macizo
(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).
(plants)
Plants will grow better when planted as a cluster.Las plantas crecen mejor cuando se plantan en macizos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to bunch together)
a. apiñarse
Members of the press clustered around the chief of police as he left the station.Los miembros de la prensa se apiñaron en torno del jefe de policía cuando salió de la comisaría.
b. agruparse
Everyone clustered in front of the house to have a picture taken.Todos se agruparon delante la casa para tomar una foto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to put in a group)
a. agrupar
The boy clustered his favorite toys into a heap.El niño agrupó sus juguetes favoritos en una pila.
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