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"Instruction" is a noun which is often translated as "la instrucción", and "education" is a noun which is often translated as "la educación". Learn more about the difference between "instruction" and "education" below.
instruction(
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struhk
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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. (teaching)
a. la instrucción
(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 received her initial instruction in dance in Prague.Recibió su instrucción inicial en la danza en Praga.
b. el adiestramiento
(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 poll workers had their first instruction session yesterday.Los voluntarios para las elecciones tuvieron su primera sesión de adiestramiento ayer.
2. (order)
a. la orden
(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 team captain gave the team the clear instruction to go out there and win.El capitán le dio al equipo la orden clara de salir a ganar.
b. la instrucción
(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 may not have deleted them, but he probably gave the instruction to do so.Puede que no los haya eliminado, pero probablemente haya dado la instrucción de hacerlo.
3. (computing)
a. la instrucción
(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).
Forty years ago, an IBM card was needed for each single instruction or line of code.Hace cuarenta años, era necesaria una tarjeta IBM para cada instrucción o línea de código.
instructions
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (detailed information to follow)
a. las instrucciones
(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).
Let's read the instructions to figure out how to assemble this dresser.Leamos las instrucciones para ver cómo montar el tocador.
5. (legal) (United Kingdom)
a. las instrucciones
(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).
Have you any idea what instructions the solicitor received?¿Sabes qué instrucciones recibió el abogado?
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education(
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juh
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shihn
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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. (instruction)
a. la educación
(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 function of education is to teach one to think critically.La función de la educación es enseñar a pensar de manera crítica.
b. la formación
(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 education of future generations is crucial.La formación de las generaciones futuras es crucial.
c. los estudios
(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).
Can you tell us about your education?¿Puede hablarnos de los estudios que ha cursado?
d. la enseñanza
(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 devoted her life to education.Dedicó su vida a la enseñanza.
2. (university subject)
a. la pedagogía
(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 want to major in mathematics education.Quiero especializarme en la pedagogía de las matemáticas.
3. (knowledge)
a. la cultura
(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 a poor education.Tiene poca cultura.
4. (enlightening experience)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It's an education to watch her work.Aprendes mucho viéndola trabajar.
Traveling is an education in itself.Viajar en sí mismo es muy educativo.
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