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"Union" is a noun which is often translated as "la unión", and "unity" is a noun which is often translated as "la unidad". Learn more about the difference between "union" and "unity" below.
union(
yu
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nyuhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fusion)
a. la unión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The union of both countries ensured peace in the area.La unión de ambos países garantizaba la paz en la zona.
2. (association of workers)
a. el sindicato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The union called on the workers to strike.El sindicato llamó a los trabajadores a la huelga.
b. el gremio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The union lost many of their members.El gremio perdió a muchos de sus afiliados.
3. (marriage)
a. la unión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The union was a marriage of convenience.La unión era un matrimonio de conveniencia.
b. el enlace
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In which church will the union take place?¿En qué iglesia tendrá lugar el enlace?
4. (mechanics)
a. la unión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pipe union is broken.La unión de estas tuberías está rota.
Union
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
5. (history)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la Unión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Union and the Confederacy faced each other during the Civil War.La Unión y la Confederación se enfrentaron entre sí durante la guerra de Secesión.
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unity(
yu
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nih
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di
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (solidarity)
a. la unidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Students of all races and religions came together to demonstrate their unity.Los estudiantes de todas las razas y religiones se juntaron para demostrar su unidad.
b. la unión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The country's unity in the face of the attacks is a show of their strength and character.La unión del país ante los ataques es una muestra de su fuerza y carácter.
2. (homogeneity)
a. la unidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Despite regional differences, the inhabitants of the colonies recognized their unity.A pesar de las diferencias regionales, los habitantes de las colonias reconocían su unidad.
3. (theater)
a. la unidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Aristotle wrote extensively about the unity of action in plays.Aristóteles escribió extensamente acerca de la unidad de acción en las obras de teatro.
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