Alta
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Alta(
ahl
-
tuh
)
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (Canadian province)
a. Alberta
I have a friend from Canada. He lives in Calgary, Alta.Tengo un amigo de Canadá. Vive en Calgary, Alberta.
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alta
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alta(
ahl
-
tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (medicine)
a. discharge form
Necesito una copia del alta médica que te dieron.I need a copy of the medical discharge form you were given.
2. (enrollment)
a. membership
Tenemos 15 altas nuevas este mes.We have 15 new memberships this month.
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alta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (del hospital)
a.
alta (médica)discharge
dar de alta a alguien, dar el alta a alguiento discharge somebody (from hospital)
2. (en una asociación)
a. membership
darse de alta (en)to become a member (of)
dar de alta a alguiento enroll somebody
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alta
1 (Med) (also alta médica) certificate of discharge
dar a algn el alta (médica) dar de alta a algn to discharge sb
2 (en club, organismo) membership
solicitó el alta en el club de golf he applied for membership of the golf club; he applied to be a member of the golf club; solicité el alta de la línea telefónica I applied for a phone line
causar alta darse de alta to join
doce nuevos miembros han causado alta twelve new members have joined; darse de alta en la empresa to join the company; nos dimos de alta en la Seguridad Social we registered with Social Security
3 (Jur)
dar una propiedad de alta to register a property at the Land Registry
4 (Mil)
dar a algn de alta to pass sb (as) fit
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