assignment

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assignment(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (allocation)
a. la asignación
(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).
(F)
The manager is in charge of making the project assignments.El director está a cargo de la asignación de los proyectos.
2. (task)
a. la tarea
(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).
(F)
We have gathered the data we needed for the school assignment.Hemos reunido los datos que necesitábamos para la tarea del colegio.
b. los deberes
(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).
(M)
You can watch TV once you finish your assignments.Puedes ver tele tan pronto acabes tus deberes.
c. el trabajo
(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).
(M)
We have to submit several class assignments before the end of the month.Tenemos que entregar varios trabajos en clase antes del final del mes.
3. (responsibility)
a. la función
(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).
(F)
One of his assignments as a manager is to coordinate the various departments of the company.Una de sus funciones como directivo es la de coordinar los diferentes departamentos de la empresa.
4. (mission)
a. la misión
(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).
(F)
The aircraft was on assignment away from its base when the attack took place.El avión no estaba en la base, sino en una misión, cuando se produjo el ataque.
5. (posting)
a. el nombramiento
(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).
(M)
She gladly accepted the assignment as director of finance.Aceptó encantada su nombramiento como directora de finanzas.
6. (law)
a. la cesión
(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).
(F)
The assignment gives the publisher all rights over the author's work.La cesión le da a la editorial todos los derechos sobre la obra del autor.
b. el traspaso
(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).
(M)
The assignment of a premises lease is the lease transfer from one tenant to another.El traspaso del arrendamiento de un local es la transferencia del arrendamiento de un arrendatario a otro.
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assignment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (allocation)
a. la asignación
(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).
(F)
2. (task)
a. el tarea f, trabajo
(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).
(M)
(school)
3. (journalism)
a. el encargo m, trabajo
(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).
(M)
4. (military)
a. la misión
(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).
(F)
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assignment [əˈsaɪnmənt]
noun
1 (mission) misión (f); (task) tarea (f)
to be on (an) assignment estar cumpliendo una misión
I hardly ever take photographs except on assignment Don't tell the crew but I'm here on assignment for the Guardian — I'm the travel correspondent ... a journalist who was on an assignment for a UN agency
2 (Educ) (Univ) trabajo (m)
3 (allocation) asignación (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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