Quick answer
"Withdrawal" is a noun which is often translated as "el retiro", and "collection" is a noun which is often translated as "la colección". Learn more about the difference between "withdrawal" and "collection" below.
withdrawal(
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dra
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uhl
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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. (finance)
a. el retiro
(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 made a withdrawal of $2,000 from my bank account.Hice un retiro de 2,000 $ de mi cuenta bancaria.
b. la retirada
(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 ATM kept my debit card when I was trying to make a withdrawal.El cajero automático se tragó mi tarjeta de débito cuando iba a hacer una retirada.
2. (removal)
a. la retirada
(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 majority of the citizens support the withdrawal of troops from Iraq.La mayoría de los ciudadanos apoya la retirada de tropas de Iraq.
b. la retirada de la circulación
(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).
(finance)
The new law establishes regulations for the printing of currency.La nueva ley establece reglamentaciones para la impresión de dinero.
3. (cancellation)
a. la retirada
(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).
Failure to pay the annual fee will lead to the withdrawal of your membership.El incumplimiento de pago de la cuota anual resultará en la retirada de la membresía.
4. (retraction)
a. la retirada
(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).
Thompson will pay a million dollars for the withdrawal of charges of illicit enrichment.Thompson pagará un millón de dólares para la retirada de los cargos por enriquecimiento ilícito.
5. (medicine)
a. el síndrome de abstinencia
(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).
Many patients experience stomach pain and fatigue during withdrawal from this medication.Muchos pacientes sufren dolor de estómago y fatiga durante el síndrome de abstinencia de este medicamento.
6. (psychology)
a. el retraimiento
(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).
Some soldiers show a withdrawal from physical contact and intimacy when they return from war.Algunos soldados sufren un retraimiento del contacto físico y la intimidad cuando regresan de guerra.
7. (method of contraception)
a. la marcha atrás
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Withdrawal is not an effective method of preventing sexually transmitted diseases.La marcha atrás no sirve para prevenir las enfermedades de transmisión sexual.
b. el coitus interruptus
(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).
Withdrawal is a method we don't recommend for men who ejaculate prematurely.El coitus interruptus es un método que no recomendamos a los hombres que sufren de eyaculación precoz.
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collection(
kuh
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lehk
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shuhn
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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. (group)
a. la colección
(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).
Tracy has an impressive collection of stamps from all over the world.Tracy tiene una colección impresionante de estampillas de todo el mundo.
b. el grupo
(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).
(of people)
Carlos's collection of friends was all standing at the dock waiting for him to disembark.El grupo de amigos de Carlos estaba parado en el muelle esperando que desembarcara.
c. el conjunto
(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 grandmother gave me a collection of plates and glasses that she no longer uses.Mi abuela me regaló un conjunto de platos y vasos que ya no usa.
d. el montón
(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 I turned my phone back on, I was surprised by the collection of messages I saw.Cuando encendí mi teléfono de nuevo, me sorprendió el montón de mensajes que vi.
2. (act of collecting)
a. la recogida
(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).
Trash collection is carried out from Monday to Friday.La recogida de la basura se lleva a cabo de lunes a viernes.
b. la recopilación
(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 detective finished her evidence collection and turned everything over to the prosecutor.La detective terminó su recopilación de pruebas y le entregó todo a la fiscalía.
3. (amount of money)
a. la colecta
(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).
We are going to donate the collection from Sunday to the animal shelter.Vamos a donar la colecta del domingo para el refugio de animales.
4. (finance)
a. la recaudación
(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).
Tax collection is expected to increase as unemployment declines.Se espera que la recaudación de impuestos aumente a medida de que disminuya el desempleo.
b. el cobro
(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).
Our rate for successful collection of outstanding debts is down by 30%.Nuestra tasa de éxito en el cobro de deudas pendientes ha bajado un 30%.
5. (literature)
a. la recopilación
(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 author's widow discovered a collection of poems in a box.La viuda del autor descubrió una recopilación de poemas en una caja.
6. (fashion)
a. la colección
(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 young designer has stunned the fashion world with his fresh spring collection.El joven diseñador ha dejado atónito al mundo de la moda con su innovadora colección de primavera.
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