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"Ubicado" is an adjective which is often translated as "located", and "situado" is an adjective which is also often translated as "located". Learn more about the difference between "ubicado" and "situado" below.
ubicado(
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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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situado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (geographically)
a. located
México está situado al sur de los Estados Unidos.Mexico is located to the south of the United States.
b. situated
El centro comercial se encuentra bien situado.The mall is well situated.
2. (socially or professionally)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Palazón es un abogado bien situado.Palazón is a comfortably off lawyer.
Santi está bien situado en la empresa.Santi's got a good position in the company.
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