Quick answer
"Journal" is a noun which is often translated as "el diario", and "review" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "revisar". Learn more about the difference between "journal" and "review" below.
journal(
juhr
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nuhl
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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. (diary)
a. el diario
(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).
Sarah was furious to find out that her brother had read her journal.Sarah se puso furiosa al descubrir que su hermano había leído su diario.
2. (publication)
a. la revista
(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 golf journal comes out once a month.La revista de golf sale una vez al mes.
b. el periódico
(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).
Did you see the article today about the stock market in the journal?¿Viste el artículo hoy sobre la bolsa de valores en el periódico?
3. (nautical)
a. el diario de navegación
(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 captain instructed the ensign to record the ship's position in the journal.El capitán le instruyó al alférez que registrara la posición de la nave en el diario de navegación.
4. (accounting)
a. el libro diario
(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 manager notes the day's receipts in the journal.El gerente anota los recibos del día en el libro diario.
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review(
rih
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vyu
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to examine)
a. revisar
All areas of the company’s activities will be reviewed.Se revisarán todos los campos de las actividades de la empresa.
b. analizar
The marketing department met to review the latest campaign for the new product.El departamento de marketing se reunió para analizar la última campaña del nuevo producto.
2. (to reconsider)
a. reexaminar
You can ask the tribunal to review their decision if you are not happy with it.Puedes pedir al tribunal que reexamine su decisión si no estás conforme.
b. revisar
The doctor increased my dose and is going to review the situation in six months’ time.El médico me ha aumentado la dosis y va a revisar la situación dentro de seis meses.
3. (to judge)
a. reseñar
I always review the products I buy on the Internet because my experience could be useful for other buyers.Siempre reseño los productos que compro por Internet porque mi experiencia podría ser útil para otros compradores.
b. hacer una crítica de
The critic reviewed the new restaurant and published the review on her blog.La crítico hizo una reseña del nuevo restaurante y la publicó en su blog.
4. (to inspect)
a. pasar revista a (troops)
The general reviewed the troops before going into battle.El general pasó revista a las tropas antes de entrar en combate.
5. (to revise)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. repasar
I have a whole year’s worth of lecture notes to review before Monday.Tengo que repasar apuntes de un año entero antes del lunes.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to write reviews)
a. escribir críticas
I earned a bit of money reviewing.Gané un poco de dinero escribiendo críticas.
My father reviews for The New York Times.Mi padre es crítico de The New York Times.
7. (to prepare for an exam)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. repasar
I’m going to have to spend the whole vacation reviewing.Voy a tener que pasarme todas las vacaciones repasando.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (analysis)
a. la revisión
(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 tax authorities undertook an exhaustive review of the company's accounts.Hacienda efectuó una revisión exhaustiva de las cuentas de la empresa.
b. el análisis
(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 review of the company's financial situation showed that they needed to look for investors as soon as possible.El análisis de la situación económica de la empresa mostró que necesitaban buscar inversores lo antes posible.
9. (criticism)
a. la crítica
(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 bought this book because the reviews were really good.Compré este libro porque las críticas eran muy buenas.
b. la reseña
(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).
His latest movie received terrible reviews.Las reseñas de su última película fueron pésimas.
10. (inspection)
a. la revista
(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).
(of troops)
The troops lined up for review.Las tropas formaron filas para la revista.
11. (publication)
a. la revista
(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 always read the complementary review to the newspaper.Siempre leo la revista complementaria al periódico.
12. (survey)
a. el repaso
(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).
She began the meeting with a review of progress to date.Comenzó la reunión con un repaso de los progresos hasta la fecha.
13. (preparation for an exam)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el repaso
(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).
This is my last review before the exam.Este es mi último repaso antes del examen.
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