comercial
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comercial(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (commerce)
a. business
El secretario redactó una carta comercial para enviar al proveedor.The secretary wrote a business letter to send to the supplier.
b. trade
La devaluación, en la medida que encarece los insumos importados, favorece la balanza comercial.Devaluation, to the point that imports become more expensive, improves the trade balance.
c. commercial
La falta de interés comercial en ciertas enfermedades retrasa el desarrollo de nuevos fármacos.The lack of commercial interest in certain diseases delays the development of new pharmaceuticals.
d. trading
Singapur comenzó como un establecimiento comercial y ahora es un país moderno.Singapore began as a trading post and is now a modern country.
2. (relating to stores)
a. shopping
El nuevo centro comercial tendrá un cine.The new shopping center is going to have a movie theater.
3. (aviation)
a. civil
Los soldados derribaron por accidente un avión comercial de un país neutral.The soldiers accidentally shot down a civil aircraft from a neutral country.
4. (profit-making)
a. commercial
Los críticos hablaron mal de la película, pero fue un éxito comercial de todos modos.The critics spoke poorly of the movie, but it was a commercial success anyway.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
5. (advertisement)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. commercial
Me encanta el gatito de ese comercial para el seguro de mascotas.I love that kitten in that pet insurance commercial.
b. advert (United Kingdom)
Tenemos comerciales en todos los canales de televisión.We have adverts on all our television channels.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
6. (sales representative)
a. salesperson
Angélica es una comercial exitosa en una empresa de construcción.Angelica is a successful salesperson in a construction company.
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comercial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (de empresas)
a. commercial
2. (internacional)
a. trade
relaciones comercialestrade relations
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (vendedor, representante)
a. sales rep
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comercial
adjective
1 (de tiendas) [+área, recinto] shopping
un centro comercial a shopping centre
2 (financiero) [+carta, operación] business; [+balanza, déficit, guerra, embargo] trade; [+intercambio, estrategia] commercial
el interés comercial de la empresa the commercial o trading interests of the company; su novela alcanzó un gran éxito comercial his novel was very successful commercially; his novel achieved great commercial success; han reanudado las relaciones comerciales they have resumed trading relations
3 [+aviación, avión, piloto] civil
4 [+cine, teatro, literatura] commercial
una película muy comercial a very commercial film
el circuito commercial
(vendedor) salesperson
¿qué fue de aquellas palabras que usaban los comerciales de Argentaria, al tratar de vender acciones?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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