alteration
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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. (act or result of modifying)
a. la alteración
(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).
Sometimes ancient scribes unwittingly made alterations to the texts they were copying.A veces los antiguos escribas hacían alteraciones de manera involuntaria a los textos que estaban copiando.
b. 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 representative proposed an alteration to the text of the law.El representatne propuso una modificación al texto de la ley.
c. 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).
The spell checker made an alteration that changed the meaning of my sentence.El corrector ortográfico hizo un cambio que alteró el significado de la oración.
d. la reforma
(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 new owner made alterations to the building's facade.El nuevo dueño hizo reformas a la fachada del edificio.
e. 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)
Carmen made an alteration to her new skirt because it was too long for her.Carmen hizo un arreglo a su falda nueva porque era demasiado larga para ella.
f. el retoque
(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 can tell by looking at the painting with a magnifying glass that alterations have been made.Se nota al examinar la pintura con una lupa que se han hecho retoques.
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alteration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (to design, plan)
a. la cambio m, alteración
(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).
2. (to timetable)
a. la alteración
(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).
3. (to garment)
a. 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).
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alteration [ˌɒltəˈreɪʃən]
noun
1 (change) (to text) modificación (f); cambio (m); (esp for the worse) alteración (f);in, to de; (to painting, speech etc) retoque (m); (Cos) arreglo (m)
to make alterations to [+building, text] hacer modificaciones en; [+dress] hacer arreglos a
Pasternak explained the unintelligible phrases and images of his earlier poems and at the same time made appropriate alterations to the text Only when the heart is severely damaged does it become necessary to make alterations to the home or lifestyle
2 alterations (Archit) reformas (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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