depot
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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. (storage facility)
a. el almacén
(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).
They're looking for a stock controller at the depot.Se busca controlador de mercancias en el almacén.
b. el depósito
(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 depot is used for storing explosives and weapons.El depósito se usa para almacenar explosivos y armas.
2. (military training camp)
a. el depósito
(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 soldiers at the depot were having a party.Los soldados del depósito dieron una fiesta.
3. (transport)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la terminal
(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).
(last train or bus station)
We get off at the depot.Bajamos en la terminal.
b. la estación de autobuses
(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).
(bus station)
We can always have something to eat at the depot before getting on the bus.Siempre podemos tomar algo en la estación antes de subir al autobús.
c. la estación
(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).
(train station)
I'll come and pick you up from the depot.Iré a buscarte en la estación.
4. (train or bus yard) (United Kingdom)
a. el depósito de locomotoras
(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).
Carla works at the depot cleaning trains.Carla trabaja en el depósito de locomotoras limpiando trenes.
b. el garaje
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Ann is going out with a mechanic from the bus depot.Ann sale con un mecánico del garaje de autobuses.
c. la cochera
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I went to the depot to ask if they'd found my necklace when cleaning the bus.Fui a la cochera para preguntar si hubieran encontrado mi collar al limpiar el interior del autobús.
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depot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. el depósito
(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).
2. (commerce)
a. el almacén
(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. (for keeping and repairing buses) (United Kingdom)
a. la cochera
(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).
4. (bus station)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la estación de autobuses
(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).
b. la central camionera
(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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depot [ˈdepəʊ]
noun
(storehouse) almacén (m); depósito (m); (for vehicles) parque (m); cochera (f); (bus station) terminal (f); (US) (Ferro) estación (f); (Mil) depósito (m);
modifier
depot ship (n) buque (m) nodriza
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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