Quick answer
"Locations" is a form of "location", a noun which is often translated as "la ubicación". "Main" is an adjective which is often translated as "principal". Learn more about the difference between "locations" and "main" 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. (position)
a. la ubicación
(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 hotel has an ideal location.La ubicación del hotel es ideal.
b. la localización
(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).
Scuba divers discovered the location of the shipwreck two miles off shore.Unos buceadores encontraron la localización del naufragio a dos millas de la costa.
c. el paradero
(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).
(of a person)
The terrorists' exact location is unknown.Se desconoce el paradero exacto de los terroristas.
2. (site)
a. el lugar
(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 location of the game is still to be determined.El lugar en donde tendremos el partido está todavía por decidir.
3. (commerce)
a. el local
(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 coffeehouse chain has three locations in our town.La cadena de cafeterías tiene tres locales en nuestra ciudad.
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main(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (most important)
a. principal
My job is the main reason why I live in this city.Mi trabajo es la razón principal por la que vivo en esta ciudad.
b. fundamental
This summary includes the main ideas of the chapter.Este resumen incluye las ideas fundamentales del capítulo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (supply)
a. la cañería principal
(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).
(water)
The water main broke and we were out of water for an entire day.La cañería principal se rompió y nos faltó agua un día entero.
b. la tubería principal
(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).
(water)
The street is closed because the mains are going to be repaired.La calle está cortada porque van a reparar las tuberías principales.
c. el cable principal
(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).
(electricity)
Someone cut the main of the electrical system.Alguien cortó el cable principal de la red eléctrica.
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(ocean)
a. la mar océana
(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).
She took her sailboat way out into the main.Ella llevó su velada hasta la mar océana.
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