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retorno
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retorno(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(coming back)
a. return
El retorno del grupo a Caracas emocionó mucho a los fans.The band's return to Caracas caused great excitement among the fans.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(giving back)
a. return
Tenemos que pagar los gastos relacionados con el retorno del producto.We need to pay any expenses relating to the return of the product.
b. repayment
Todavía estoy esperando el retorno de mi dinero.I'm still waiting for the repayment of my money.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
El retorno de los libros se puede hacer hasta las 7 pm.Books can be returned up till 7 pm.
Puedes hacer el retorno de la mercancía dentro de los siguientes 15 días.You can return goods within 15 days of purchase.
3.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(finance)
a. return
Es muy importante en los negocios calcular el retorno de la inversión.In business, it's very important to calculate the return on investment.
4. (automobile)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. turning place
Hay un retorno a 500 metros.There's a turning place 500 meters ahead.
b. U-turn
Prohibido el retorno.No U-turns.
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retorno
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. ((gen) &)
a. return
retorno automáticosoft return
retorno de carrocarriage return
retorno manualhard return
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retorno
1 (vuelta) return
viaje de retorno return journey; operación retorno traffic control operation for the mass return home after holidays or public holiday
la policía pide extremar las precauciones en el fin de semana de la operación retorno Se ha registrado un aumento de las víctimas mortales en la operación retorno del puente de la Inmaculada con respecto al año pasado 'Retorno a Brideshead'
2 (recompensa) reward; (pago) repayment; (cambio) exchange; barter; [de regalo, servicio] return;
3 (Electricidad y Eléctronica)
retorno terrestre earth wire; ground wire; (EEUU)
4 (Informática)
retorno del carro también (Tipografía) carriage return
retorno del carro automático (Informática) word wrap; word wraparound
5 (México) (Automóviles) turning place
retorno prohibido no U turns
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