adjustment
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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. (alteration)
a. el ajuste
(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 little adjustment of the knob should remove the static on your screen.Un pequeño ajuste con el botón y las interferencias de la pantalla deberían desaparecer.
b. el cambio
(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 investors need us to make a few adjustments to our prototype.Nuestros inversionistas necesitan que hagamos unos cambios a nuestro prototipo.
c. la modificación
(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 solution is very volatile, so even the slightest adjustment to the formula will make it explode.La solución es muy volátil, así que cualquier modificación a la fórmula la hará explotar.
d. el arreglo
(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).
(sewing)
The tailor is making some final adjustments to my suit right now.El sastre está haciendo unos arreglos finales a mi traje ahora mismo.
2. (finance)
a. el ajuste
(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 haven't been able afford anything in that region since the recent exchange rate adjustment.No he podido permitirme nada en esa región desde el ajuste reciente del tipo de cambio.
b. el reajuste
(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).
We had to make adjustments to our prices to account for inflation.Tuvimos que hacer reajustes a nuestros precios para responder a la inflación.
3. (act of adapting)
a. la adaptación
(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 were concerned about our son's social adjustment at his new school.Nos preocupaba la adaptación social de nuestro hijo en su nueva escuela.
4. (insurance)
a. la liquidación
(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 disputed the adjustment received from our insurance claim.Impugnamos la liquidación que recibimos de nuestra reclamación al seguro.
b. la tasación
(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).
Instead of receiving an adjustment after the fire, they were arrested for insurance fraud.En vez de recibir una tasación después del incendio, fueron arrestados por fraude al seguro.
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adjustment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el ajuste
(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).
to make an adjustment to somethinghacer un ajuste a algo, ajustar algo
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adjustment [əˈdʒʌstmənt]
noun
1 (regulation) [of temperature, height, knob, dial] regulación (f); [of machine, engine, brakes] ajuste (m)
2 (rearrangement) [of clothing] arreglo (m)
3 (alteration) modificación (f); cambio (m)
we can always make an adjustment siempre podemos cambiarlo; to make an adjustment to one's plans modificar sus planes
4 (adaptation) [of person] adaptación (f)
social adjustment adaptación (f) social
5 (Economics) ajuste (m); reajuste (m)
adjustment of prices ajuste (m) de precios; adjustment of wages reajuste (m) salarial; after adjustment for inflation después de los ajustes or reajustes debidos a la inflación
6 (Insurance) [of claim] liquidación (f); tasación (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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adjustment of status
ajuste de estatus
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