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"Uso" is a noun which is often translated as "use", and "cesión" is a noun which is often translated as "transfer". Learn more about the difference between "uso" and "cesión" below.
uso(
oo
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soh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (employment)
a. use
El uso excesivo de las computadoras puede dañar la vista.The excessive use of computers can damage your eyesight.
2. (purpose)
a. use
Esta herramienta fue diseñada específicamente para uso industrial.This tool was designed specifically for industrial use.
3. (linguistics)
a. usage
El examen tomará en cuenta el uso del lenguaje.The exam will take language usage into account.
4. (practice)
a. custom
Me gusta aprender sobre los usos y tradiciones en otros países.I like to learn about the customs and traditions in other countries.
5. (habitual use)
a. wear
Esos zapatos no son de uso diario.Those shoes aren't for everyday wear.
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cesión(
seh
-
syohn
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (relinquishment)
a. transfer
Ovidio mandó redactar un documento para la cesión de su biblioteca a la escuela de su pueblo.Ovidio had a document drawn up for the transfer of his library to the village school in his hometown.
b. assignment
La cesión de propiedades debe hacerse mediante una escritura legal.The assignment of property must be made by a legal deed.
c. handover
Jaime ya le había hablado a su abogado de la cesión de la tienda a su hermana.Jaime had already told his lawyer about the handover of the store to his sister.
d. cession
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Concluida la guerra, se produjo una cesión de territorio al país vencedor.When the war ended, there was a territorial cession to the victorious side.
2. (sports)
a. pass
El primer gol del equipo argentino vino por una mala cesión del defensa costarricense al portero.The first Argentinian goal came as a result of a bad pass from the Costa Rican defender to the goalkeeper.
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