delivery
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delivery(
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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. (act of delivering)
a. la entrega
(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).
The delivery of your package is scheduled for Tuesday.La entrega de su paquete está programada para el martes.
b. el reparto
(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).
The delivery of mail in my apartment building is inconsistent.El reparto de correo en mi bloque residencial es irregular.
2. (thing delivered)
a. la entrega
(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).
Deliveries should be made to the reception desk.Las entregas se deben dejar en recepción.
3. (service provided)
a. la entrega a domicilio
(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'd like to order a pizza for delivery, please.Quiero encargar una pizza para entrega a domicilio, por favor.
4. (medicine)
a. el parto
(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).
The delivery was complicated because the baby's feet came out first.El parto fue complicado porque los pies del bebé salieron primero.
b. el alumbramiento
(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).
(formal)
The doctor requested the nurse's help with the delivery.El doctor le pidió a la enfermera que lo ayudara con el alumbramiento.
5. (manner of speaking)
a. la presentación oral
(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).
Your message is good, but your delivery could use some work.Su mensaje es bueno, pero debe mejorar su presentación oral.
6. (liberation)
a. la liberación
(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).
The police tried everything to guarantee the delivery of the hostages.La policía hizo todo lo posible para garantizar la liberación de los secuestrados.
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delivery
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of letter, parcel)
a. la entrega
(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).
to take delivery of somethingrecibir algo
delivery datefecha de entrega
delivery manrepartidor m
delivery vanfurgoneta de reparto
2. (of child)
a. el parto
(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).
3. (style of speaking)
a. la discurso m, oratoria
(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).
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delivery [dɪˈlɪvərɪ]
noun
1 [of goods] entrega (f); [of mail] reparto (m)
allow 28 days for delivery la entrega se realizará en un plazo de 28 días; the balance is payable on delivery el saldo pendiente se hará efectivo a la entrega; to take delivery of recibir; General Delivery (US) Lista (f) de Correos
2 [of speaker] presentación (f) oral; forma (f) de hablar en público
3 (Med) parto (m); alumbramiento (m) (formal)
4 (saving) liberación (f);from de
modifier
[+date, order, time] de entrega
delivery boy (n) recadero (m); mensajero (m)
delivery charge (n) gastos (m) de envío
is there a delivery charge? the delivery charge will be added to the bill there is no delivery charge
delivery man (n) repartidor (m)
delivery note (n) nota (f) de entrega; albarán (m) (de entrega)
delivery room (n) (Med) sala (f) de partos
delivery service (n) servicio (m) de entrega a domicilio
delivery truck (US)delivery van (Britain) (n) furgoneta (f) de reparto; camioneta (f) de reparto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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