Quick answer
"Label" is a noun which is often translated as "la etiqueta", and "imprint" is a noun which is often translated as "la marca". Learn more about the difference between "label" and "imprint" below.
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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. (information tag)
a. la etiqueta
(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).
Remove the label from the bottle without tearing it.Quítele la etiqueta a la botella sin romperla.
2. (record company)
a. el sello discográfico
(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).
Our band is still looking for a label.Nuestra banda todavía está buscando un sello discográfico.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to mark with a label)
a. etiquetar
We need to label all those boxes.Hay que etiquetar todas esas cajas.
4. (to characterize)
a. tildar de
The media labelled her a phony, but they didn't know the true story.Los medios la tildaron de falsa, pero no sabían el cuento entero.
b. etiquetar como
"I'm used to being labeled a party boy," said the actor."Estoy acostumbrado a que me etiqueten como fiestero," dijo el actor.
c. catalogar como
The activist was labeled an enemy of the state during the dictatorship.El activista fue catalogado como enemigo del Estado durante la dictadura.
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imprint
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mark made by pressure)
a. la marca
(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).
My braces made an imprint on the inside of my lips.Los frenos me hicieron una marca en la parte interior de los labios.
b. la huella
(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 didn't see the bird, but I know there was one here from the imprints in the mud.No vi el ave, pero sé que había una aquí por las huellas en el lodo.
2. (publication)
a. el pie de imprenta
(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 imprint on the book could not be read clearly, but the volume seemed to be incredibly old.El pie de imprenta del libro no podía leerse claramente, pero el volumen parecía viejísimo.
3. (indelible influence)
a. la huella
(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).
Imprints from his childhood still affect him today.Las huellas de su infancia todavía lo afectan en la actualidad.
b. la marca
(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 ending of the story left an imprint on my mind.El final de la historia dejó una marca en mi mente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to mark by pressure)
a. imprimir
The machines physically imprint a spiral on each CD to help the laser read the data.Las máquinas imprimen físicamente una espiral en cada CD para ayudar a que el láser lea los datos.
5. (to etch)
a. grabar
There are subtle methods to imprint ideas on your mind.Existen métodos sutiles para grabarte ideas en la mente.
b. marcar
That night's events would imprint his mind for years to come.Los eventos de esa noche marcarían su psiquis por muchos años por venir.
6. (to be etched; used in the passive voice with "on")
a. quedar grabado en
That heartbreaking image of her sick mother was imprinted on her memory.La imagen desgarradora de su madre enferma le quedó grabada en la memoria.
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