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"Ubicado" is an adjective which is often translated as "located", and "alojado" is a noun which is often translated as "guest". Learn more about the difference between "ubicado" and "alojado" below.
ubicado(
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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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el alojado, la alojada(
ah
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loh
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hah
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doh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (general)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. guest
Me encontré a un vecino; me preguntó quién era y le expliqué que era un alojado en casa de Carmen.I came across a neighbor; he asked who I was and I explained that I was a guest at Carmen's.
b. lodger
Los alojados que hay en mi casa son todos extranjeros y muy respetuosos.The lodgers living in my house are all foreigners and very respectful.
c. roomer
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Necesito buscar a un alojado que me ayude a pagar la renta.I need to find a roomer to help me pay the rent.
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