corporation

corporation(
kor
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puhr
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shihn
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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. (commerce)
a. la corporación
(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 took over my father's corporation after he retired.Tomé el mando de la corporación de mi padre después de que se jubiló.
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).
(F)
When the CEO suffered a heart attack, our manager was asked to head the corporation.Cuando el director general sufrió un infarto, le pidieron a nuestro gerente que encabezara la compañía.
c. 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).
(F)
Unfortunately, we went bankrupt and dissolved the corporation.Desafortunadamente, nos declaramos en quiebra y disolvimos la empresa.
d. la sociedad anónima
(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 drug dealers created a corporation so that they could launder their money.Los narcotraficantes crearon una sociedad anónima para poder lavar su dinero.
2. (council) (United Kingdom)
a. el ayuntamiento
(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)
The corporation agreed to repave the roads downtown.El ayuntamiento acordó repavimentar las calles en el centro.
b. la corporación municipal
(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)
Many people protested the corporation's decision to drastically increase fines for traffic violations.Mucha genté protestó contra la decisión de la corporación municipal de aumentar las multas por las infracciones de tránsito.
c. el municipio
(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)
The corporation has successfully raised the funds for the local agricultural fair this year.El municipio ha logrado recaudar los fondos para la feria agrícola local de este año.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(anatomy) (United Kingdom)
a. la panza
(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 word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
With a good diet and more exercise, you should be able to get rid of that corporation.Con una buena dieta y más ejercicio, debes poder deshacerte de esa panza.
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corporation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (commerce)
a. la sociedad anónima
(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)
corporation taximpuesto de sociedades
2. (council)
a. el consistorio m, ayuntamiento
(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)
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corporation [ˌkɔːpəˈreɪʃən]
noun
1 (Comm) corporación (f); (US) (limited company) sociedad (f) anónima
2 [of city] ayuntamiento (m)
3 (Britain) (paunch) panza (informal) (f)
modifier
corporativo
corporation tax (n) (Britain) impuesto (m) sobre sociedades
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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