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"Unión" is a noun which is often translated as "union", and "fuerza" is a noun which is often translated as "strength". Learn more about the difference between "unión" and "fuerza" below.
unión(
oo
-
nyohn
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (act of joining)
a. union
¿En qué fecha cae el aniversario de la unión de Inglaterra y Escocia?On what date does the anniversary of the union between England and Scotland fall?
b. joining together
Hay varias técnicas para la unión de metales.There are several techniques for joining metals together.
c. merger
La unión de nuestras dos empresas es una necesidad estratégica.The merger of our two companies is a strategic necessity.
2. (matrimony)
a. union
Hoy estamos aquí reunidos para celebrar la unión en santo matrimonio de Pedro y Marta.We are gathered here today to celebrate the union in holy matrimony of Pedro and Marta.
b. marriage
La pareja celebró su unión rodeados de familia y amigos.The couple celebrated their marriage surrounded by family and friends.
3. (association)
a. union
Los estados del oeste han decidido formar una unión.The western states have decided to form a union.
4. (cohesion)
a. unity
Esta crisis puede amenazar la unión de la coalición gobernante.This crisis may threaten the unity of the coalition government.
5. (junction)
a. joint
La unión de los tubos tiene un escape.There is a leak in the joint between the pipes.
Unión
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
6. (American Civil War)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. Union
William Tecumseh Sherman fue uno de los generales más celebrados de la Unión.William Tecumseh Sherman was one of the Union's most celebrated generals.
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fuerza(
fwehr
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sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (physical ability)
a. strength
A mi hermano y a mí nos tomó toda la fuerza levantar la caja.It took all of my brother's and my strength to lift the box.
2. (mental fortitude)
a. strength
Han demostrado mucha fuerza para enfrentar tantos problemas.They have shown a lot of strength in facing all of these problems.
3. (physically aggressive means)
a. force
La policía desalojó a los manifestantes por la fuerza.The police removed the demonstrators by force.
4. (power)
a. strength
La fuerza de su argumento convenció a su jefe a darle un aumento de salario.The strength of his argument convinced his boss to give him a raise.
5. (military)
a. force
La fuerza de ocupación cometió muchas atrocidades.The occupying force committed many atrocities.
6. (physics)
a. force
La fuerza causa que acelere un objeto.Force causes an object to accelerate.
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