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"References" is a form of "reference", a noun which is often translated as "la referencia". "Quotation" is a noun which is often translated as "la cita". Learn more about the difference between "quotation" and "references" below.
quotation(
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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. (quoted passage)
a. la cita
(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).
He loves trivia, especially famous quotations and the people to whom they are attributed.A él le encanta la cultura general, especialmente las citas célebres y las personas a las que se le atribuyen.
2. (act of using quotes)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
His style of speech is so florid that it is given to quotation.Su estilo de expresión es tan florido que se presta a ser citado.
You would have received a higher grade if you had used more quotation to defend your argument.Habrías tenido una calificación más alta si hubieras citado más para defender tu argumento.
3. (commerce)
a. el presupuesto
(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).
I would like to check with other insurance companies to make sure that I am getting the best quotation.Quisiera ir a otros seguros para asegurarme de estar recibiendo el mejor presupuesto.
b. la cotización
(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).
Get a quotation from the mechanic, and if it is too high, we'll fix the car ourselves.Pídele una cotización al mecánico y si es demasiada alta, arreglaremos el carro nosotros mismos.
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reference(
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ruhns
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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. (mention)
a. la referencia
(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).
This passage is a reference to the political unrest that was happening during the sixties.Este pasaje es una referencia a los disturbios políticos que ocurrieron durante los años sesenta.
b. la alusión
(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).
What you missed was the reference to Greek mythology in the poem.Lo que te perdiste fue la alusión a la mitología griega del poema.
2. (information)
a. la consulta
(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).
We have a large collection of books available for your reference.Tenemos una colección grande de libros disponibles para su consulta.
b. la referencia
(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).
There is a list of references in the back of the book if you wish to learn more.Hay una lista de referencias al final del libro si deseas obtener más información.
3. (job recommendation)
a. la referencia
(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).
Please fill out the application with your information, including three personal references.Por favor, rellena la solicitud con sus datos, incluyendo tres referencias personales.
b. el informe
(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).
I turned in my CV and my references. Now I just wait to see if I get the job.Entregué mi CV y mis informes. Ahora solo espero a ver si me dan el trabajo.
4. (scope)
a. la competencia
(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).
That's an important issue, but it's outside of the reference of this meeting.Ese es un tema importante, pero está fuera de la competencia de esta reunión.
b. el marco de referencia
(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).
This summary should serve as a reference for our future activities.Este resumen debe servirte como marco de referencia para nuestras futuras actividades.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to give credit)
a. citar
If you don't reference someone else's idea in your work, you can be accused of plagiarism.Si no citas una idea de otra persona en tu trabajo, te pueden acusar de plagio.
b. enumerar
She made sure to reference all the sources that she had used for her doctoral thesis.Se aseguró de enumerar todas las fuentes que había usado para su tesis doctoral.
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