cobertura

cobertura(
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behr
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too
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (media)
a. coverage
La final de la Copa Mundial tuvo mayor cobertura televisiva que la boda del príncipe.The World Cup final had more television coverage than the prince's wedding.
2. (insurance)
a. cover
Médicos voluntarios brindan asistencia gratuita a niños sin cobertura médica.Volunteer doctors provide free care to children with no health cover.
3. (finance)
a. hedge
El oro no es siempre la mejor cobertura frente a la inflación.Gold is not always the best hedge against inflation.
4. (telecommunications)
a. coverage
Prácticamente todo el país ya tiene cobertura de fibra óptica.Practically the whole country now has fiber-optic coverage.
b. signal
La comunicación se cortó porque me quedé sin cobertura.We got cut off because I couldn't get a signal anymore.
c. range
No puedo llamarla porque no tengo cobertura.I can't call her because I'm out of range.
5. (protection)
a. cover
Quite la cobertura de plástico del lente antes de colocarlo.Remove the plastic cover on the lens before mounting it.
6. (culinary)
a. coating
Me encanta la cobertura de queso crema del pastel de zanahoria.I love the cream cheese coating on the carrot cake.
b. covering
Las peras tienen caramelo por debajo de la cobertura de chocolate.There is caramel on the pears under the chocolate covering.
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cobertura
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (cubierta)
a. cover
2. (de un servicio)
a. coverage
cobertura informativanews o media coverage
cobertura nacional/regionalnational/regional coverage
3. (de un seguro)
a. cover
cobertura sanitariahealth cover
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cobertura
1 (Rad) (TV) [de noticia, acontecimiento] coverage
la ceremonia recibió amplia cobertura informativa the ceremony was widely covered; the ceremony received wide news coverage
2 (Rad) (TV) (Telec) (ámbito) range
este teléfono solo tiene cobertura nacional this phone only has a range within this country
la cadena tendrá cobertura nacional
no hay cobertura (al interlocutor) you're breaking up; (al acompañante) I can't get a signal; (dicho por la empresa de telefonía) there's no network coverage; una emisora de cobertura regional a regional radio station
3 [de un crédito] cover
cobertura de desempleo unemployment benefit; unemployment insurance; (EEUU)
cobertura de dividendo dividend cover
cobertura del seguro insurance cover
cobertura sanitaria health care
8 millones de personas /no gozan de cobertura sanitaria/
cobertura social welfare (services)
plural
; (p)
4 (cubierta)
el fuego ha dañado la cobertura vegetal the fire has damaged the vegetation
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