factor
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factor(
fahk
-
tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (element)
a. el factor
(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).
Economic factors were taken into account to make this decision.Se tuvieron en cuenta factores económicos al tomar esta decisión.
2. (mathematics)
a. el factor
(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).
Three and five are factors of 15.El tres y el cinco son factores de 15.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(finance)
a. el cobrador de morosos
(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).
, la cobradora de morosos
(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 were unaware that our debt with the company had been sold to a factor, who is now pursuing us to collect it.No sabíamos que nuestra deuda con la empresa había sido vendida a un cobrador de morosos, que ahora nos persigue para cobrarla.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (mathematics)
a. factorizar
We had to factor an equation in the exam.En el examen tuvimos que factorizar una ecuación.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (mathematics)
a. factorizarse
This amount doesn't factor the way you explained it to me.Esta cantidad no se factoriza como me explicaste.
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factor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el factor
(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).
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factor [ˈfæktəʳ]
noun
1 (consideration) factor (m)
safety factor factor (m) de seguridad; the human factor el factor humano
2 (Mat) factor (m)
highest common factor máximo común divisor (m); to increase by a factor of five aumentar cinco veces; multiplicarse por cinco
Bread prices have increased by a factor of fve Output has risen by a factor of ten
3 (Comm) agente (m) comisionadoacomisionada;a comisionada
intransitive verb
(Comm) comprar deudas
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factor
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factor(
fahk
-
tohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (circumstance)
a. factor
Tenemos que considerar todos los factores que inciden en la situación.We have to consider all the factors that have a bearing on the situation.
b. element
Nuestro ejército tiene a su favor el factor sorpresa.Our army has the element of surprise in its favor.
2. (mathematics)
a. factor
Los factores de ocho son dos, cuatro, uno y ocho.The factors of eight are two, four, one, and eight.
3. (sunscreen)
a. factor
Este verano estoy utilizando un bloqueador solar factor 50.This summer I'm using a factor 50 sunblock.
4. (military)
a. quartermaster
El factor se encargó de repartir los víveres entre los soldados.The quartermaster distributed the provisions among the soldiers.
5. (commerce)
a. factor
Mi abuelo desempeñó un papel importante en las negociaciones como factor de la empresa.My grandfather had an important role in the negotiations as a factor for the firm.
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factor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. factor
factor (de protección) 30factor 30 (protection)
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factora factora
1 (Com) (representante) agent; factor
2 (Ferro) freight clerk
1 (Matemáticas) factor
2 (elemento) factor; element
el factor suerte the luck factor; the element of chance; es un nuevo factor de la situación it is a new factor in the situation
factor de seguridad safety factor
factor determinante determining factor
factor humano human factor
factor Rh rhesus factor
factor sorpresa element of surprise
factor tiempo time factor
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risk factor
factor de riesgo
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