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"Growth" is a noun which is often translated as "el crecimiento", and "fitness" is a noun which is often translated as "la forma física". Learn more about the difference between "growth" and "fitness" below.
growth(
groth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical development)
a. el crecimiento
(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).
At this rate of growth, she is going to be six feet tall when she's a teenager.A esta tasa de crecimiento, va a medir seis pies cuando llegue a la adolescencia.
2. (progression)
a. el desarrollo
(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 company's growth has been fueled by another round of funding.El desarrollo de la empresa ha sido alimentado por otra ronda de financiamiento.
3. (increase)
a. el aumento
(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).
Our goal for this month is a 10% growth in sales.Nuestra meta para este mes es un aumento del 10% en ventas.
4. (medical)
a. el bulto
(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).
Margarita discovered a growth on her arm.Margarita descubrió un bulto en el brazo.
b. el tumor
(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).
Felipe had a growth removed from his back.A Felipe le quitaron un tumor de la espalda.
5. (facial hair)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He thought he looked good with two days' growth on his face, but he looked ridiculous.Pensó que lucía bien con una barba de dos días, pero se veía ridículo.
I usually keep about two weeks' growth of a beard.Normalmente mantengo una barba de dos semanas.
6. (vegetation)
a. el brote
(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).
How long does it take after a forest fire for new growth to appear?¿Cuánto tiempo toma después de un incendio forestal para que aparezcan nuevos brotes?
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fitness(
fiht
-
nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (state of health)
a. la forma física
(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).
He has to work on his fitness if he wants to join the army.Si quiere alistarse en el ejército, tiene que trabajar su forma física.
b. la buena forma
(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).
You must maintain physical fitness and have a healthy diet.Necesitas estar en buena forma física y seguir una dieta saludable.
c. la salud
(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).
Walking is good for your fitness.Caminar es bueno para la salud.
2. (suitability)
a. la aptitud
(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 species' fitness for survival is determined by the environment.El entorno determina la aptitud de la especie para sobrevivir.
b. la capacidad
(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 warriors gathered to prove their fitness for war.Los guerreros se reunieron para probar su capacidad para la guerra.
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