contribution

contribution(
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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. (donation)
a. la contribución
(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 principal thanked the doctor for her contribution toward the school playground.El director le dio las gracias a la doctora por su contribución para el patio de recreo de la escuela.
b. el aporte
(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)
WIthout the contribution of our members, the NGO will not be able to reach its goals.Sin el aporte de nuestros miembros, la ONG no logrará cumplir sus objetivos.
c. la aportación
(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 renovation of the park was possible because of generous contributions from the community.La renovación del parque fue posible gracias a las aportaciones generosas de la comunidad.
d. la donación
(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)
Our foundation is in need of financial support. Would you be willing to make a contribution?Nuestra fundación necesita apoyo financiero. ¿Estaría dispuesto a hacer una donación?
2. (in a discussion)
a. la aportación
(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)
We appreciate the scientific contributions and expertise that you bring to the debate.Apreciamos las aportaciones y el conocimiento científico que usted incorpora al debate.
b. la intervención
(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 professor's contribution to the discussion helped us come to an agreement.La intervención del profesor en la discusión nos ayudó a llegar a un acuerdo.
3. (money placed in a fund)
a. el aporte
(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)
My grandparents make monthly contributions to a college fund for me.Mis abuelos ingresan aportes mensuales a un fondo universitario para mí.
b. la cotización
(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)
(social security, pension)
After taxes and contributions to social security, my paycheck is pretty small.Después de los impuestos y las cotizaciones a la seguridad social, mi cheque de paga es bastante pequeño.
4. (publishing)
a. el artículo
(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)
John has written contributions for several major newspapers and magazines.John ha escrito artículos para varios periódicos y revistas prominentes.
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contribution
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la contribución f, aportación
(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)
2. (to charity)
a. la donación
(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)
social security contributionscotizaciones a la seguridad social
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contribution [ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃən]
noun
(money) contribución (f); aporte (m); especially (LAm) (to journal) artículo (m); colaboración (f); (to discussion) intervención (f); aportación (f); [of information etc] aportación (f); (to pension fund) cuota (f); cotización (f);
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