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"Ubicado" is an adjective which is often translated as "located", and "huésped" is a noun which is often translated as "guest". Learn more about the difference between "ubicado" and "huésped" 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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el huésped, la huésped(
wehs
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pehd
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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. (person paying for lodging)
a. guest
El Hotel Flamingo puede albergar hasta 1,200 huéspedes.The Flamingo Hotel can lodge up to 1,200 guests.
b. lodger (in someone's house)
Mary Lou buscó una huésped para ayudarla a pagar los gastos.Mary Lou looked for a lodger to help pay expenses.
c. boarder (in a house or school)
La Escuela Kennedy tiene 250 huéspedes.The Kennedy School has 250 boarders.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (biology)
a. host
El mosquito Aedes aegypti es huésped del virus del dengue.The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the host of the dengue virus.
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