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"Introduction" is a noun which is often translated as "la introducción", and "acknowledgments" is a plural noun which is often translated as "las menciones". Learn more about the difference between "introduction" and "acknowledgments" below.
introduction(
ihn
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truh
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duhk
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shuhn
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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. (initiation)
a. la introducción
(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 internship will serve as an introduction to the profession.La pasantía servirá de introducción a la profesión.
2. (presentation)
a. la presentación
(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).
Shall I make the introductions?¿Hago yo las presentaciones?
3. (literature)
a. la introducción
(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 introduction of the book was written by another author.La introducción del libro fue escrita por otro autor.
b. el prólogo
(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 introduction states the purpose and goals of the writing.El prólogo enuncia la finalidad y los objetivos del escrito.
4. (politics)
a. la introducción
(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 introduction of the new act will bring a significant change to our country.La introducción de la nueva ley supondrá un cambio importante para nuestro país.
b. la presentación
(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).
Before the introduction of the bill into the legislature, a draft bill has to be prepared.Antes de proceder a la presentación de un proyecto de ley ante el parlamento, se debe preparar un borrador de ley.
5. (insertion)
a. la introducción
(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 introduction of the catheter into the urinary bladder can be painful for the patient.La introducción de la sonda hasta la vejiga urinaria puede ser dolorosa para el paciente.
6. (inclusion)
a. la introducción
(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).
This software facilitates the introduction of data onto a spreadsheet.Este programa facilita la introducción de datos en una hoja de cálculo.
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acknowledgments(
uhk
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na
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lihj
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mihnts
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (publication)
a. las menciones
(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 author thanked his family and friends in the acknowledgements of his novel.El autor agradeció a su familia y amigos en las menciones de su novela.
b. los agradecimientos
(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 was honored to be mentioned in her thesis acknowledgements.Fue un honor que me mencionara en los agradecimientos de su tesis.
acknowledgment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (recognition)
a. el reconocimiento
(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).
Everyone in the family was relieved by Jim's acknowledgment of his addiction.El reconocimiento de Jim de su adicción hizo que toda la familia se sintiera aliviada.
b. el agradecimiento
(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 organization presented the doctor with an award in acknowledgement of his volunteer hours.La organización le entregó un premio al doctor en agradecimiento por sus horas como voluntario.
3. (confirmation of mailing)
a. el acuse de recibo
(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 acknowledgment stated that the package had arrived April 25th.El acuse de recibo indicaba que el paquete había llegado el 25 de abril.
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