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"Growth" is a noun which is often translated as "el crecimiento", and "performance" is a noun which is often translated as "el rendimiento". Learn more about the difference between "growth" and "performance" 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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performance(
puhr
-
fawr
-
muhns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (effectiveness)
a. el rendimiento
(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).
This car offers the best performance in its class.Este coche ofrece el mejor rendimiento de cualquier otro en su categoría.
b. el desempeño
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The manager praised his employee's performance.El gerente alabó el desempeño de su empleada.
c. el comportamiento
(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).
(economy)
Economists have been tracking the performance of the yen against the dollar.Economistas han estado siguiendo el comportamiento del yen frente al dólar.
d. la actuación
(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).
(sports)
After the fourth loss in a row, fans began to complain about the team's performance.Después de la cuarta derrota seguida, los fanáticos comenzaron a quejarse sobre la actuación del equipo.
2. (theater)
a. la representación
(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).
There are two performances of the new play per day.Están ofreciendo dos representaciones por día de la nueva obra.
b. la función
(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).
I prefer to attend the four o'clock performance with the kids.Prefiero ir a la función de las cuatro con los niños.
c. la sesión
(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).
We will have to go to the late performance.Tendremos que ir a la sesión de noche.
3. (rendition)
a. la interpretación
(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 gave the best performance of her career in her last movie.Ella dio la mejor interpretación de su carrera en su última película.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(exaggerated action)
a. el número
(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 word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My daughter always makes a performance of cleaning her room.Mi hija siempre monta un número cuando limpia su cuarto.
5. (linguistics)
a. la actuación
(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).
Performance describes both the production and comprehension of a language.La actuación describe tanto la producción como la comprensión de un lenguaje.
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