Quick answer
"Wards" is a form of "ward", a noun which is often translated as "la sala". "Scotch" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "frustrar". Learn more about the difference between "wards" and "scotch" below.
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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. (medicine)
a. la sala
(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 doctors took the woman to the maternity ward to deliver her baby.Los doctores llevaron a la mujer a la sala de maternidad para asistirla durante el parto de su bebé.
2. (politics)
a. el distrito electoral
(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).
My brother and I live in different wards, so we vote in different elections.Mi hermano y yo vivimos en distritos electorales diferentes, por lo que votamos en elecciones diferentes.
3. (part of a key)
a. la guarda
(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 think you have the wrong key. The wards on it are getting stuck in the lock.Creo que te has equivocado de llave, las guardas se atrancan en la cerradura.
4. (legal)
a. el pupilo
(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).
, la pupila
(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).
When both of his parents died in an accident, he became a ward of the court.Cuando sus padres murieron en un accidente, pasó a ser pupilo bajo tutela judicial.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to fight against; used with "against")
a. combatir
Groups of volunteers formed in the refugee camps to ward against crime and violence.En los campos de refugiados se formaron grupos de voluntarios para combatir el crimen y la violencia.
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scotch
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to foil)
a. frustrar
This activist group is prepared to do anything to scotch our plans.Este grupo activista está preparado a hacer lo que sea para frustrar nuestros planes.
2. (to stop)
a. acallar
The official report scotched the rumors surrounding the merger.El informe oficial acalló los rumores acerca de la fusión.
Scotch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (beverage)
a. el whisky
(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).
After a long, hard day, Don was ready to sit back in his leather easy chair and have a glass of Scotch.Tras un día largo y duro, Don estaba listo para relajarse en su sillón de piel y tomarse un vaso de whisky.
b. el whisky escocés
(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).
Carolina savored the rich, peaty flavor of the Scotch.Carolina paladeó el rico sabor a turba del whisky escocés.
c. el güisqui escocés
(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).
A good bottle of scotch will cost you a pretty penny.Una buena botella de güisqui escocés te costará un dineral.
4.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(office supplies)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la cinta adhesiva
(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).
Hand me the Scotch, please. I'm going to wrap up the presents.Pásame la cinta adhesiva, por favor. Voy a envolver los regalos.
b. el Scotch
(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).
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Do you have any Scotch? I need to seal this envelope.¿Tienes Scotch? Necesito sellar este sobre.
c. el diurex
(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).
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
If you go ot the stationery store, don't forget to buy some Scotch.Si vas a la papelería, no te olvides de comprar diurex.
d. el celo
(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 doorknob came off and he attached it with Scotch, but it came off again five minutes later.Se cayó el pomo de la puerta y lo pegó con celo, pero se volvió a caer cinco minutos más tarde.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(adhesive)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. Scotch
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Can you pass me the Scotch tape? It's in that drawer.¿Me pasas la cinta Scotch? Está en ese cajón.
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