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"Offset" is a noun which is often translated as "la compensación", and "due to" is a phrase which is often translated as "debido a". Learn more about the difference between "offset" and "due to" below.
offset(
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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. (compensation)
a. la compensación
(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 the plane tickets, and payed a surcharge as an offset for the carbon emitted during the flight.Compré los pasajes de avión, y pagué un recargo en compensación por el carbono emitido durante el vuelo.
2. (printing)
a. el offset
(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).
If you want to print by offset, your graphics should be limited to two colors.Si quiere hacer la impresión en offset, sus gráficas no deben tener más de dos colores.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to counterbalance)
a. compensar
The government offered assistance to offset losses caused by the recent hurricane.El gobierno ofreció asistencia para compensar las pérdidas provocadas por el huracán reciente.
4. (printing)
a. imprimir en offset
Since we need 500 brochures, to offset them would be cheaper than to print them digitally.Como necesitamos 500 folletos, imprimirlos en offset sería más barato que la impresión digital.
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due to(
du
 
tu
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (indicating cause)
a. debido a
The flight was canceled due to bad weather.Se canceló el vuelo debido al mal tiempo.
b. por
He can't drive due to his age.No puede conducir por su edad.
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