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"Utility" is a noun which is often translated as "la utilidad", and "application" is a noun which is often translated as "la solicitud". Learn more about the difference between "utility" and "application" below.
utility(
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tih
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lih
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (usefulness)
a. la utilidad
(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).
Academics had a discussion regarding the utility of summative evaluation.Los académicos tuvieron una discusión sobre la utilidad de la evaluación sumativa.
2. (public service)
a. el servicio público
(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).
Between paying rent and utilities, I'm left with very little for entertainment.Entre el pago del alquiler y los servicios públicos, me queda muy poco para el entretenimiento.
3. (public service company)
a. la empresa de servicio público
(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).
Some analysts suggest that the Internet should be viewed as a utility and regulated as such.Algunos analistas sugieren que el Internet debe verse como una empresa de servicio público y regularse como tal.
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application(
ahp
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lih
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key
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (official request)
a. la solicitud
(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).
My application for admission to the University of Florida was rejected.Mi solicitud de admisión para la Universidad de Florida fue rechazada.
2. (utility)
a. el uso
(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).
I believe my invention has many applications in the home and office.Creo que mi invento tiene muchos usos en el hogar y en la oficina.
3. (computing)
a. la aplicación
(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).
I downloaded a new application for getting directions.Descargué una nueva aplicación para encontrar direcciones.
4. (layer)
a. la aplicación
(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 desk needs another application of paint.El escritorio necesita otra aplicación de pintura.
5. (dedication)
a. la aplicación
(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).
Her application in everything she does has gotten her far.Su aplicación en todo lo que hace la ha llevado lejos.
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