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"Guarantee" is a noun which is often translated as "la garantía", and "ensure" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "asegurar". Learn more about the difference between "guarantee" and "ensure" below.
guarantee(
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ruhn
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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. (commerce)
a. la garantía
(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 television has a five-year guarantee.El televisor tiene una garantía de cinco años.
2. (assurance)
a. la garantía
(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 is no guarantee that you won't have a fire if you don't clear the brush.No hay garantía de que no vayas a tener un incendio si no despejas la maleza.
3. (security)
a. la garantía
(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 bank holds the title to the car as a guarantee of payment.El banco retiene el título de propiedad del coche como garantía de pago.
b. la caución
(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 company offered a guarantee of $300 million.La empresa ofreció una caución de $300 millones.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to warranty)
a. garantizar
The manufacturer guarantees its lamps against anything but sharks, or children under the age of three.El fabricante garantiza sus lámparas contra lo que sea menos tiburones o niños menores de tres años.
5. (to assure)
a. asegurar
We guarantee delivery of your order within 24 hours of payment.Aseguramos la entrega de su pedido dentro de las 24 horas después del pago.
b. garantizar
I guarantee your wife will love this gift.Te garantizo que este regalo le va a encantar a tu esposa.
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ensure(
ehn
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shuhr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make certain)
a. asegurar
We want to ensure a smooth transition to the new system.Queremos asegurar que la transición al nuevo sistema se efectúe sin problemas.
b. garantizar
We need radical policy changes to ensure the survival of our planet.Necesitamos un cambio radical de política para garantizar la supervivencia de nuestro planeta.
c. asegurarse
Please ensure that you take all your personal belongings with you.Por favor, asegúrense de que hayan recogido todos sus objetos personales.
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