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"Working" is an adjective which is often translated as "laboral", and "system" is a noun which is often translated as "el sistema". Learn more about the difference between "working" and "system" below.
working(
wuhrk
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ihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to labor)
a. laboral (business)
The standard working hours in the United States are from nine to five.Las horas laborales normales en los Estados Unidos son de las nueve hasta las cinco.
b. obrero (class)
When I was a kid, my family belonged to the working class.Cuando era niño, mi familia pertenecía a la clase obrera.
c. trabajador (person)
After many years of studying, she can finally call herself a working woman.Después de muchos años de estudio, ella finalmente puede llamarse una mujer trabajadora.
2. (operating)
a. operativo
The car isn't pretty, but it is in working order.El coche no es bonito, pero sí está operativo.
3. (fundamental)
a. básico
I have a working knowledge of plumbing, so I might be able to help.Tengo un conocimiento básico de plomería, así que tal vez pueda ayudar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (operation)
a. el funcionamiento
(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).
High employee morale is critical to the working of a business.La buena moral de los empleados es clave para el funcionamiento de un negocio.
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system(
sihs
-
tuhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (structure)
a. el sistema
(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).
He totally reformed the education system.Introdujo reformas radicales en el sistema educativo.
2. (set of rules)
a. el sistema
(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 library uses the Dewey Decimal System.Nuestra biblioteca utiliza el sistema decimal Dewey.
3. (orderliness)
a. el método
(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).
There is no system in their approach.Les falta método en su enfoque.
b. el sistema
(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).
It may seem disorganized, but there is some system involved.Puede parecer desorganizado, pero hay un sistema.
4. (computing)
a. el sistema
(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 system needs upgrading.Necesito actualizar mi sistema.
5. (anatomy)
a. el organismo
(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).
(body)
Drinking water regularly is good for your system.Tomar agua con regularidad es bueno para el organismo.
b. el cuerpo
(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).
(body)
I started a special diet to detoxify my system.Empecé una dieta especial para eliminar la toxicidad de mi cuerpo.
c. el aparato
(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).
(set of organs)
Traffic pollution affects the respiratory system.La contaminación del tráfico afecta el aparato respiratorio.
d. el sistema
(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).
(set of organs)
The function of the lymphatic system is to cleanse the body's waste products.La función del sistema linfático es la depuración de los productos de desecho.
6. (technical or mechanical)
a. el sistema
(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).
NATO plans to build a new missile defense system.La OTAN planea construir un nuevo sistema de defensa contra los misiles.
7. (status quo)
a. el sistema
(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).
You'll never change the system by complaining.No basta con quejarte para cambiar el sistema.
8. (astronomy)
a. el sistema
(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 new star system was discovered.Se descubrió un nuevo sistema estelar.
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