company
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company(
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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. (business)
a. la empresa
(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).
Our company is dedicated to the development of renewable technologies.Nuestra empresa está dedicada al desarrollo de tecnologías renovables.
b. la compañía
(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 really value innovative ideas here at our company.Valoramos mucho las ideas innovadoras aquí en nuestra compañía.
2. (companionship)
a. la compañía
(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).
He enjoys the company of other veterans who can relate to his past.Disfruta de la compañía de otros veteranos que entienden su pasado.
3. (guests)
a. la visita
(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).
I have company this weekend, so I won't be able to go to the game.Tengo visita este fin de semana, así que no puedo asistir al partido.
b. los invitados
(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).
, las invitadas
(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).
Juanito, we have company. Please behave.Juanito, tenemos invitados. Compórtate por favor.
4. (group of people)
a. la compañía
(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).
A company of soldiers marched through the thick vegetation.Una compañía de soldados avanzó por la espesa vegetación.
The theater company was invited to perform in New York.Invitaron a la compañía de teatro a presentarse en Nueva York.
b. la tripulación
(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).
(of a ship)
The company of the Kraken prepared itself to fight the crew of the Moby Dick.La tripulación del Kraken se preparó para enfrentarse con la tripulación del Moby Dick.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to keep company with; used with "with")
a. acompañar
Our friends companied with us throughout our stay in the city, which they knew well.Nuestros amigos nos acompañaron durante toda nuestra estancia en la ciudad, que ellos conocían bien.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(to accompany)
a. acompañar
The king always attended jousts companied by his son the prince.El rey asistía siempre a las justas acompañado de su hijo el príncipe.
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company
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (companionship)
a. la compañía
(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).
in somebody's companyen compañía de alguien
to keep somebody companyhacer compañía a alguien
to be good companyser buena compañía
to part company (with somebody)separarse (de alguien)
to get into bad companymezclarse con malas compañías
you shouldn't pick your nose in companyno se debe uno meter el dedo en la nariz delante de (la) gente
we're expecting companytenemos invitados
2. (prov)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
two's company, three's a crowddos es compañía, tres es multitud
3. (commerce)
a. la empresa f, compañía
(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).
company carcoche or
company policypolítica de empresa
4. (commerce)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
company secretaryjefe(a) de administración
5. (army unit, theater group)
a. la compañía
(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).
6. (nautical)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the ship's companyla tripulación (del barco)
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company [ˈkʌmpənɪ]
noun
1 (companionship) compañía (f)
it's company for her le hace compañía; he's good/poor company es/no es muy agradable estar con él; to keep sb company hacer compañía a algn; acompañar a algn
two's company(, three's a crowd) dos es compañía, tres es multitud
2 (group, friends)
to keep bad company andar en malas compañías; to get into bad company tener malas compañías; to be in good company estar bien acompañado
Some days you'll think you're losing your mind. One of the many purposes of this book is to reassure you that you're not. You're in good company. Every widow before you has gone through the anxiety, depression, fear,panic, and emotional paralysis that accompany the death of a husband I'll take them into my Sussex bird sanctuary - I already have 500 pigeons so they will be in good company
to join company with reunirse con; to part company separarse;with de; desprenderse; soltarse;with de; (come apart, unstuck) present company excepted mejorando lo presente; salvando a los presentes
a man is known by the company he keeps dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres
3 (no pl) (guests) visita (f); invitados (m)
we have company tenemos visita or invitados; are you expecting company? ¿esperas visita?
4 (Comm) (firm) compañía (f); empresa (f); (association) sociedad (f)
Smith and Company Smith y Compañía; he's a company man se desvive por la empresa; in company time en horas de trabajo
5 (Mil) compañía (f); unidad (f)
ship's company tripulación (f)
6 (Teat) compañía (f) (de teatro)
modifier
company car (n) coche (m) de la empresa
company commander (n) capitán (m) de compañía
company director (n) directoradirectora (m) (f) de empresa;a directora
company law (n) derecho (m) de compañías
company lawyer (n) (Britain) (Jur) abogado (m) empresarial; (working within company) abogado (m) de la compañía
company policy (n) política (f) de la empresa
company secretary (n) administradoraadministradora (m) (f) de empresa;a administradora
company union (n) (US) sindicato (m) de empresa
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