Quick answer
"Live" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "vivir", and "broadcast" is a noun which is often translated as "la emisión". Learn more about the difference between "live" and "broadcast" below.
live(
lihv
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to be alive)
a. vivir
You have so much to live for.Tienes tanto por qué vivir.
2. (to reside)
a. vivir
I still live at my parents' house.Todavía vivo en casa de mis padres.
3. (to survive)
a. vivir
It was a serious accident, but she will live.Fue un accidente muy grave, pero vivirá.
4. (to conduct oneself)
a. vivir
He lives like nothing bad will ever happen to him.Vive como si nada malo jamás le fuera a pasar.
5. (to support oneself)
a. vivir
I can't live on what they're paying me right now.No puedo vivir con lo que me están pagando ahora.
6. (to enjoy)
a. vivir
You have to learn to live a little. You can't always be worrying.Tienes que aprender a vivir un poco. No siempre puedes estar preocupado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to experience in a particular way)
a. vivir
The vacation we took was incredible. It was like living a dream.Las vacaciones que tomamos fueron increíbles. Era como vivir un sueño.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8. (alive)
a. vivo
They used nanostructures to extract molecules from live cells.Usaron nanoestructuras para extraer moléculas de células vivas.
9. (radio, television)
a. en vivo
The live recording of this song is the best.La grabación en vivo de esta canción es la mejor.
b. en directo
The reporter will be doing a live broadcast from the scene of the demonstrations.El corresponsal estará realizando un reportaje en directo desde la escena de las manifestaciones.
10. (in person)
a. en vivo
This bar has live music on Thursdays.Este bar tiene música en vivo los jueves.
11. (with an electric current)
a. conectado
Never touch a live socket with wet hands.Nunca toques un enchufe conectado con las manos mojadas.
12. (burning)
a. encendido
In some cultures, people walk over live coals.En algunas culturas, la gente camina sobre brasas encendidas.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
13. (radio, television)
a. en directo
The president's speech is being broadcast live.El discurso del presidente se presentará en directo.
b. en vivo
Nearly one billion people watched the World Cup final live.Casi mil millones de personas vieron la final de la Copa Mundial en vivo.
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broadcast(
brad
-
kahst
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in radio or tv)
a. la emisión
(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 news anchor interrupted the broadcast to deliver a public service announcement.El presentador de noticias interrumpió la emisión para dar un anuncio de servicio público.
The radio broadcast of the soccer game will begin at three pm.Le emisión por radio del partido de fútbol comenzará a las tres pm.
b. el programa
(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 broadcast can be seen at 8 pm.El programa se puede ver a las 8 pm.
c. la transmisión
(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 channel interrupted the broadcast of a show to announce the news.El canal interrumpió la transmisión del programa para anunciar la noticia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to propagate)
a. transmitir
Channel 11 will broadcast the debate live.El canal 11 transmitirá el debate en vivo.
b. emitir
Raquel broadcasts a radio program every morning.Raquel emite un programa de radio cada mañana.
c. radiar
The radio station broadcasts local bands at 3:30 pm.La estación de radio radia bandas locales a las 3:30 pm.
3. (to make known)
a. difundir
She got into an argument with Carla and then broadcast Carla's secrets to the whole school.Discutió con Carla y luego difundió los secretos de Carla a toda la escuela.
b. divulgar
The police broadcast the identities of the suspected killers they're searching for.La policía divulgó las identidades de los presuntos homicidas que se buscan.
4. (to scatter seeds)
a. diseminar
We broadcast grass and flower seeds on the vacant lot to provide ground cover.Diseminamos semillas de hierba y flores en el lote baldío para proporcionar una cubierta vegetal.
b. sembrar a voleo
We broadcast watermelon seeds throughout the garden so we'll have watermelons in the summer.Sembramos semillas de sandía a voleo por todo el jardín para poder tener sandías en el verano.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to propagate)
a. transmitir
As soon as we get the back up generator running, we can begin to broadcast again.Tan pronto echemos a andar el generador otra vez, podremos empezar a transmitir de nuevo.
b. emitirse
The national news broadcasts on all the stations at 5:30 pm.Las noticias nacionales se emiten por todas las estaciones a las 5:30 pm.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (related to media)
a. de radio y televisión
Claudia is studying broadcast journalism.Claudia está estudiando periodismo de radio y televisión.
b. de radiodifusión y teledifusión
The company is seeking to hire a broadcast media manager.La compañía está buscando contratar a un gerente de medios de radiodifusión y teledifusión.
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