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"Installations" is a form of "installation", a noun which is often translated as "la instalación". "Equipment" is a noun which is often translated as "el equipo". Learn more about the difference between "installations" and "equipment" below.
installation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of installing)
a. la instalación
(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 technicians took two hours to complete the installation of the new dryer.Los técnicos tardaron dos horas en terminar la instalación de la secadora nueva.
2. (ceremony)
a. la investidura
(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 mayor's installation will take place at 3 pm on Friday in the town square.La instalación del alcalde se llevará a cabo a las 3 pm el viernes en la plaza del pueblo.
3. (something installed)
a. la instalación
(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).
A faulty plumbing installation is raising concerns among the people about contaminated water.La gente está empezando a preocuparse por la contaminación del agua por culpa de una instalación hidrosanitaria defectuosa.
4. (complex)
a. la instalación
(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 superpowers all have military installations in foreign countries.Todas las superpotencias tienen instalaciones militares en países extranjeros.
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equipment(
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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. (items for a specific purpose)
a. el equipo
(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).
Are you going to need help with moving all your office equipment?¿Vas a necesitar ayuda con el traslado de todo el equipo de tu oficina?
2. (act of equipping)
a. el equipamiento
(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 safety committee says that the equipment of the school with fire-retardent walls is necessary.El comité de seguridad dice que es necesario el equipamiento de la escuela con paredes resistentes al fuego.
3. (tools)
a. las herramientas
(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 think I have brought with me all the equipment I need to fix your computer.Creo que me he traído todas las herramientas que necesito para arreglarte el ordenador.
4. (aptitude)
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).
You got the job because you were the only person to have exactly the mental equipment we were looking for.Conseguiste el trabajo por ser el único que reunía todas las aptitudes mentales que buscábamos.
b. los dotes
(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 don't think my brother has the necessary equipment to be a doctor.No creo que mi hermano tenga los dotes necesarios para ser médico.
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