complaint

complaint(
kuhm
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pleynt
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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. (statement of dissatisfaction)
a. la queja
(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 club has a box for complaints and suggestions near the entrance.El club tiene un buzón de quejas y sugerencias cerca de la entrada.
b. el reclamo
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The list of complaints about the previous administration is very long.La lista de reclamos contra la administración anterior es muy larga.
c. la reclamación
(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)
I'm going to send a complaint to the company that made this wobbly table.Voy a mandar una reclamación a la empresa que fabricó esta mesa inestable.
2. (legal)
a. la denuncia
(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)
Rafael called the police to make a complaint against his noisy neighbors.Rafael llamó a la policía para registrar una denuncia contra sus vecinos escandalosos.
b. la querella
(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)
(in court)
The plaintiff stood to present her complaint to the judge.El demandante se paró para presentar su querella ante el juez.
3. (medicine)
a. la dolencia
(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)
Francisco is in bed with a back complaint.Francisco está en cama por una dolencia de espalda.
b. la afección
(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 archbishop is hospitalized due to a heart complaint.El arzobispo está internado por una afección cardíaca.
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complaint
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (grievance)
a. la queja
(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)
to have cause or grounds for complainttener motivos de queja
to lodge or make a complaint (against somebody)presentar una queja (contra alguien)
2. (illness)
a. el afección f, problema
(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 suffers from a skin complainttiene un problema de piel
complaint [kəmˈpleɪnt]
noun
1 (statement of dissatisfaction) queja (f); (to manager of shop etc) reclamación (f); (to police) denuncia (f)
I had no complaints about the service no tenía ninguna queja del servicio; to have cause for complaint tener motivo de queja; to make or lodge a complaint reclamar; formular una queja
reason for complaint
2 (cause of dissatisfaction) motivo (m) de queja
3 (Med) (illness) mal (m); dolencia (f)
a kidney complaint a heart complaint a bowel complaint
modifier
complaints book (n) libro (m) de reclamaciones
complaints department (n) sección (f) de reclamaciones
complaints procedure (n) procedimiento (m) para presentar reclamaciones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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