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"Industry" is a noun which is often translated as "la industria", and "sector" is a noun which is often translated as "el sector". Learn more about the difference between "industry" and "sector" below.
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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. (sector of the economy)
a. la industria
(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 development of industry has brought economic growth to the country.El desarrollo de la industria ha traído crecimiento económico al país.
The pharmaceutical industry has increased its sales.La industria farmacéutica ha incrementado sus ventas.
2. (hard work)
a. la laboriosidad
(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).
Her industry has gotten her great jobs.Su laboriosidad la ha ayudado a conseguir excelentes empleos.
b. la diligencia
(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 teacher is impressed by her student's industry.La maestra está impresionada con la diligencia de su alumna.
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sector
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (commerce)
a. el sector
(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).
Do you want to work in the government or in the private sector?¿Quieres trabajar en el gobierno o en el sector privado?
2. (military)
a. el sector
(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).
General Robles is in command of the southern sector.El general Robles está al mando del sector sur.
3. (geometry)
a. el sector
(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).
You can use a protractor to measure the angle of a sector of a circle.Puedes usar un transportador para medir el ángulo de un sector circular.
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