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"Introduction" is a noun which is often translated as "la introducción", and "presentation" is a noun which is often translated as "la presentación". Learn more about the difference between "introduction" and "presentation" 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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presentation(
preh
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zuhn
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tey
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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. (exposition)
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).
Fernanda's presentation on werewolves was very informative. La presentación de Fernanda sobre los hombres lobo fue muy informativa.
2. (act of presenting)
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).
The presentation of your ticket does not guarantee you a seat. La presentación de su boleto no le garantiza un asiento.
3. (aesthetic appearance)
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).
The chef told us that the presentation of the plate can be as important as the food itself. El chef nos dijo que la presentación del plato puede ser tan importante como la comida misma.
4. (formal act of offering)
a. la entrega
(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 Peruvian singer will take part in the presentation of the Oscars. Una cantante peruana participará en la entrega de los Oscars.
5. (formal gift)
a. la obsequio
(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 lords have a presentation for the prince. Los señores tienen un obsequio para el príncipe.
6. (fine arts)
a. la representación
(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).
We're going to put on a presentation of our play downtown. Vamos a montar una representación de nuestra obra en el centro.
b. la producción
(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 presentation of Romeo y Julieta was innovative.La producción de Romeo y Julieta fue innovadora.
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