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"Albergado" is a form of "albergar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to house". "Ubicado" is an adjective which is often translated as "located". Learn more about the difference between "ubicado" and "albergado" below.
ubicado(
oo
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bee
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kah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (placed)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. located
Roma está ubicada en el centro oeste de Italia.Rome is located in central-western Italy.
b. situated
La iglesia gótica está ubicada en el norte de la ciudad.The Gothic church is situated in the north of the city.
2. (employed in)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. working
Desde comienzo de año estoy ubicado en el departamento de marketing.I've been working in the marketing department since the beginning of the year.
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albergar(
ahl
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behr
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gahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to host)
a. to house
Este edificio alberga a los empleados y a sus familias.This building houses the employees and their families.
b. to accommodate
Se están construyendo viviendas para albergar a los refugiados.Housing is being built to accommodate the refugees.
c. to be home to
Este asilo de ancianos alberga a más de cien ancianos.This retirement home is home to more than a hundred senior citizens.
d. to harbor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El museo alberga bustos y esculturas de la Antigua Roma.The museum harbors Ancient Roman busts and sculptures.
e. to harbour (United Kingdom)
El hotel Imperial albergará a los embajadores durante su visita.The Hotel Imperial will harbour the ambassadors during their visit.
2. (to bear in mind)
a. to harbor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La señora alberga mucho resentimiento hacia su exesposo.The woman harbors a lot of resentment toward her ex-husband.
b. to harbour (United Kingdom)
Creo que Brenda todavía alberga mucho odio hacia el gerente que la echó del trabajo.I think Brenda still harbours a lot of hate towards the manager who fired her.
c. to cherish
La familia todavía alberga la esperanza de que John mejore.The family still cherishes the hope that John will get better.
3. (to contain)
a. to house
El museo alberga una exposición temporal de Van Gogh.The museum is housing a temporary exhibition of Van Gogh.
b. to hold
La biblioteca alberga más de diez mil libros.The library holds more than ten thousand books.
albergarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to accommodate)
a. to lodge
¿Dónde van a albergarse cuando lleguen a París?Where are you going to lodge when you arrive to Paris?
b. to stay
Puedes albergarte en mi casa cuando vengas a España.You can stay at my place when you come to Spain.
5. (to take shelter)
a. to shelter
Hombres, mujeres y niños se albergaron en el refugio.Men, women, and children sheltered at the refuge.
b. to take refuge
Nos albergamos en una cueva hasta que pasó la tormenta.We took refuge in a cave until the storm passed.
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