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"Warehouse" is a noun which is often translated as "el almacén", and "storage" is a noun which is often translated as "el almacenamiento". Learn more about the difference between "warehouse" and "storage" below.
warehouse(
wehr
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haus
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (building)
a. el almacén
(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 uncle operates a forklift in a warehouse.Mi tío opera un montacargas en un almacén.
b. el depósito
(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 distribution company began construction on a warehouse.La empresa de distribución comenzó la construcción de un depósito.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to store)
a. almacenar
My boss decided to warehouse the extra timber.Mi jefe decidió almacenar la madera extra.
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storage(
stawr
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ihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of storing goods)
a. el almacenamiento
(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 have been using the spare room for storage.He estado usando el cuarto de invitados para almacenamiento.
b. el almacenaje
(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 seat folds flat for storage so it can be put in the closet when not needed.El asiento se pliega para facilitar su almacenaje, de modo que puede guardarse en el armario cuando no se necesita.
2. (place)
a. el depósito
(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).
When the war began, the paintings of the museum were put into storage.Cuando estalló la guerra, se trasladaron las pinturas del museo a un depósito.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
All my things are in storage until I come back from my year abroad.Todas mis cosas están almacenadas hasta que vuelva de mi año en el extranjero.
We live in a small one-bedroom apartment with no storage.Vivimos en un apartamento pequeño sin almacenamiento.
3. (computing)
a. el almacenamiento
(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).
Data storage and protection has been critical to our company's success.El almacenamiento y la protección de datos han tenido un papel decisivo en el éxito de nuestra empresa.
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