accessibility
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accessibility(
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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. (easiness to reach)
a. la facilidad de acceso
(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 accessibility of this hotel from the airport is a real plus.La facilidad de acceso de este hotel desde el aeropuerto es un verdadero punto a favor.
b. el fácil acceso
(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 loved the accessibility of the beach, just a short walk from the inn.Me encantó el fácil acceso a la playa, que estaba a una caminata corta desde la posada.
2. (availability)
a. la accesibilidad
(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).
Customer service accessibility is an important consideration when you're selecting your future bank.La accesibilidad del servicio de atención al cliente es una consideración importante al elegir su futuro banco.
3. (approachability)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't let too many people know about your accessibility, or you won't have any free time.No dejes que demasiada gente sepa que eres fácilmente asequible o nunca tendrás tiempo libre.
We were thankful for the professor's accessibility during the week before the final exam.Agradecimos el hecho que el profesor estuviera a disposición durante la semana antes del examen final.
4. (easiness to understand)
a. la accesibilidad
(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 appreciate that composer for the accessibility of his music to people who aren't classical musicians.Aprecio a ese compositor por la accesibilidad de su música para la gente que no se dedica a la música clásica.
5. (accessible design for disabled people)
a. la accesibilidad
(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).
Public transport accessibility for people with special needs is a right.La accesibilidad del transporte público para las personas con necesidades especiales es un derecho.
b. el fácil acceso
(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 ramps at the entrance provide accessibility for handicapped visitors.Las rampas a la entrada brindan fácil acceso a los visitantes discapacitados.
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accessibility [ækˌsesɪˈbɪlɪtɪ]
noun
[of place] facilidad (f) de acceso; [of person] lo asequible; carácter (m) abordable; [of art, language] accesibilidad (f)
they want to increase the accessibility of art to ordinary people quieren hacer que el arte sea más accesible al ciudadano medio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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