construction

construction(
kuhn
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struhk
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shuhn
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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. (act of building)
a. la construcción
(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)
Construction of the new shopping center is scheduled to be completed by December.La finalización de la construcción del nuevo centro comercial está prevista para diciembre.
2. (structure)
a. la estructura
(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)
This construction is meant to exist in harmony with the environment.Esta estructura está pensada para coexistir en armonía con el medio ambiente.
b. la construcción
(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)
A steel construction will weigh more, but it will be stronger.Una construcción de acero pesará más, pero será más fuerte.
3. (grammar)
a. la construcción
(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 Spanish sentence construction, the adjective tends to come after the noun.En la construcción de oraciones en español, el adjetivo tiende a colocarse después del sustantivo.
4. (meaning)
a. la interpretación
(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)
You have the wrong construction of my words. That's not what I meant.Has hecho una mala interpretación de mis palabras. No es lo que quise decir.
5. (design)
a. la construcción
(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)
She chose good colors, but the construction of the dress looks disproportionate.Eligió buenos colores, pero la construcción del vestido se ve desproporcionada.
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construction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (act of building, thing built)
a. la construcción
(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)
under constructionen construcción
the construction industry(el sector de) la construcción
construction siteobra f
construction workersobreros de la construcción
2. (interpretation)
a.
to put a favorable/unfavorable construction on somebody's wordsdarle un sentido bueno/malo a las palabras de alguien
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construction [kənˈstrʌkʃən]
noun
1 (act, structure, building) construcción (f)
under construction in course of construction en construcción
2 (interpretation) interpretación (f)
to put a wrong construction on sth interpretar algo mal; it depends what construction one places on his words depende de cómo se interpreten sus palabras
3 (Ling) construcción (f)
modifier
construction company (n) compañía (f) constructora
construction engineer (n) ingenieroaingeniera (m) (f) de la construcción;a ingeniera
construction industry (n) industria (f) de la construcción
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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