finding
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in the senses shown in 1) and 2).
finding(
fayn
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dihng
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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. (discovery)
a. el descubrimiento
(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).
Archaeologists made a striking finding about life in Ancient Egypt.Los arqueólogos hicieron un descubrimiento asombroso sobre la vida en el Antiguo Egipto.
b. el hallazgo
(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).
Recent scientific findings indicate that coffee improves performance at the gym.Según hallazgos científicos recientes, tomar café mejora tu rendimiento en el gimnasio.
2. (conclusion)
a. el resultado
(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).
Scientists are still discussing the findings of the investigation.Los científicos todavía están debatiendo los resultados de la investigación.
3. (legal)
a. el fallo
(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 finding of the judge is firmly based on the evidence.El fallo del juez está firmemente fundamentado en las pruebas.
b. el veredicto
(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).
Now she wants to appeal against the finding of the jury.Ahora ella quiere apelar contra el veredicto del jurado.
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finding [ˈfaɪndɪŋ]
noun
1 (discovery) descubrimiento (m)
He was told of the recent excavations and of the finding of the tomb of Serafita
2 (conclusion) resultado (m)
The major finding of his research, however, is that ... Another surprising finding of this survey was that ... The mayors based their finding on a survey of 28 major cities
3 (Jur) fallo (m)
he disagreed with the court's finding this is a very unusual finding for a divorce case
to make a finding fallar
I would still argue that a court should make a finding as to whether in fact there has been a crime
4 findings (conclusions) conclusiones (f); (results) resultados (m)
the findings of the survey are not definitive I began researching and recording my findings It was one of the surprising findings of the market research I'd initiated back in 1971 he based his findings on samples of brain tissue taken from a woman who ... It had taken seven minutes to the runway from where we'd entered the base, and there seemed to be no permanent patrol at this end. All that remained was to get back to the camp and report our findings the preliminary findings of his research have been published in "Nature"
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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