enterprise
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enterprise(
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tuhr
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prayz
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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. (undertaking)
a. 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).
Filming a documentary at the summit of Everest is a high-risk enterprise.Rodar un documental en la cima de Everest es una empresa de alto riesgo.
b. la iniciativa
(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).
He was to lead an expedition into the Australian interior, but that enterprise was doomed to failure.Tenía que encabezar una expedición al interior de Australia, pero esa iniciativa estaba condenada al fracaso.
2. (business)
a. 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).
There was a trend toward privatization of unprofitable state enterprises.Había una tendencia hacia la privatización de empresas estatales no rentables.
3. (initiative)
a. la iniciativa
(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).
We are looking for people with enterprise and commitment to take part in a new project.Buscamos a gente con iniciativa y dedicación que quiera unirse a un proyecto nuevo.
b. el empuje
(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).
It was her imagination and enterprise that made a success of the business.Fue gracias a su imaginación y empuje que el negocio tuvo éxito.
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enterprise
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (undertaking)
a. la empresa f, iniciativa
(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).
2. (company)
a. 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).
3. (initiative)
a. la iniciativa
(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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enterprise [ˈentəpraɪz]
noun
1 (firm, undertaking) empresa (f)
2 (initiative) iniciativa (f)
free enterprise la libre empresa; private enterprise la empresa privada
modifier
the enterprise culture (n) la cultura empresarial
enterprise zone (n) zona declarada de especial interés para el fomento de actividades empresariales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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