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"Unseen" is an adjective which is often translated as "oculto", and "unheard" is an adjective which is often translated as "inédito". Learn more about the difference between "unseen" and "unheard" below.
unseen(
uhn
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sin
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (invisible)
a. oculto
The instruments detected the presence of an unseen energy field.Los instrumentos detectaron la presencia de un campo de energía oculto.
b. invisible
He developed a technology to spy on the enemy and remain unseen.Desarrolló una tecnología para espiar al enemigo y permanecer invisible.
2. (unnoticed)
a. inadvertido
Cathy got sick after a bite from an unseen mosquito.Cathy se enfermó después de un piquete de zancudo inadvertido.
b. sin ser visto
The servant used a secret passage to enter the room unseen.La sirvienta utilizó un pasaje secreto para entrar a la habitación sin ser vista.
3. (not previously seen)
a. a primera vista
The professor gave Georgina an unseen translation as part of her Latin exam.El profesor le dio a Georgina una traducción a primera vista como parte del examen de latín.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (sight translation) (United Kingdom)
a. la traducción a primera vista
(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).
Edgar has 30 minutes to do an unseen as part of his French exam.Edgar tiene 30 minutos para hacer una traducción a primera vista como parte de su examen de francés.
5. (that which is invisible)
a. lo invisible
The monk told Jim not to worry about his stolen car. He told him, "The unseen is eternal."El monje le dijo a Jim que no se preocupara por su coche robado. Le dijo, "Lo invisible es eterno".
b. lo oculto
Astronomers are developing new ways to research the unseen in the universe.Los astrónomos están desarrollando nuevas maneras de investigar lo oculto en el universo.
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unheard(
uhn
-
huhrd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not heard)
a. inédito
These songs have been unheard until now.Estas canciones han sido inéditas hasta el momento.
b. no oído
Historians have discovered unheard tapes of Richard Nixon.Unos historiadores han descubierto cintas no oídas de Richard Nixon.
2. (ignored)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The man's apologies to his wife went unheard.La mujer no oyó las disculpas de su marido.
The victim's screams were unheard.Hicieron caso omiso de los gritos de la víctima.
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