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departamento
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departamento(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (division)
a. department (of a company or an institution)
Me han trasladado al departamento de mercadeo.I've been transferred to the marketing department.
Es la catedrática del departamento de historia.She's head of the History Department.
2. (dwelling)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. apartment
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Podemos cenar en tu casa? Mi departamento es demasiado pequeño para tanta gente.Can we have dinner at your house? My apartment is too small for so many people.
b. flat (United Kingdom)
Estoy buscando un departamento amueblado en el centro.I'm looking for a furnished flat in the centre of town.
3. (district)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. department
En este departamento se pagan los impuestos más altos del país.We pay the highest taxes in the country in this department.
4. (space)
a. compartment
¿Hay un departamento para fumadores en el tren?Is there a smoking compartment in the train?
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departamento
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en oficina, organización, universidad)
a. department
2. (ministerio)
a. ministry, department
departamento de atención al clientecustomer services (department)
departamento de caballerosmenswear department
departamento de marketingmarketing department
departamento de personalpersonnel (department)
3. (división territorial)
a. administrative district
4. (en francia)
a. department
5. (compartimento)
a. compartment
6. (apartamento)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. flat (United Kingdom)
b. apartment
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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departamento
1 [de empresa, universidad] department
Departamento de Lingüística Aplicada Department of Applied Linguistics
departamento de envíos dispatch department
departamento de visados visa section
departamento jurídico legal department
2 [de caja, tren] compartment
departamento de fumadores smoking compartment
departamento de no fumadores non-smoking compartment
departamento de primera first-class compartment
3 (Náutica)
departamento de máquinas engine room
4 (Latinoamérica) (piso) flat; apartment; (EEUU)
5 (And) (Chile) (provincia) province
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