A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (act of bringing up to date)
a. update
Acaban de anunciar las actualizaciones de las tarifas eléctricas.The electricity price updates have just been announced.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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Al finalizar un periodo contable, se realiza una actualización de cuentas.At the end of an accounting period, accounts are brought up to date.
Ahora hablan de la actualización del viejo diccionario.They're now talking about updating the old dictionary.
2. (computing)
a. update
Tengo que descargar la última actualización del navegador.I need to download the latest browser update.
b. upgrade
La nueva versión del software es una actualización de la anterior.The new version of the software is an upgrade of the previous one.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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No puedo apagar el equipo porque el sistema está haciendo una actualización.I can't switch off my computer because the system is updating.
A continuación te doy 10 consejos para la actualización de tu sitio web.Next, I'll give you 10 tips for updating your website.
3. (education)
a. development
La actualización continua de los docentes es fundamental para mantener la calidad de la educación.Continuing professional development of teachers is vital for maintaining standards in education.
b. refresher
Nuestra universidad ofrece varios cursos de actualización para profesionales de la salud.Our university offers a number of refresher courses for health professionals.
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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. (de información, datos)
a. updating
2. (de tecnología, industria)
a. modernization
3. (computers)
a. upgrade
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(acto) updating; (Informática) update; updating; (Contabilidad) discounting;
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