Quick answer
"Labelling" is a form of "label", a noun which is often translated as "la etiqueta". Learn more about "label" 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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