handling
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handling(
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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. (treatment with the hands)
a. el manejo
(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).
Eggs require careful handling. You can't just throw them in the shopping cart.Los huevos requieren de un manejo cuidadoso. No los puedes aventar así nada más al carrito de compras.
b. la manipulación
(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).
Rough handling of electronic devices can break internal components.La manipulación brusca de los dispositivos electrónicos puede romper los componentes internos.
2. (management)
a. el manejo
(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).
We need to be very careful with the handling of personal information.Hay que tener mucho cuidado con el manejo de información personal.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Jim's handling of the investigation was very professional.La forma en que Jim manejó la investigación fue muy profesional.
The complaints about Claudia's handling of the club's money led to her being fired.Las quejas sobre la forma en que llevaba las finanzas del club ocasionaron el despido de Claudia.
3. (commerce)
a. el porte
(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).
Handling is five dollars for any shipment up to 25 pounds.El porte es cinco dólares por cualquier envío de hasta 25 libras.
b. el manejo
(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).
If your order is over $50, shipping and handling are free.Si tu pedido supera los $50, el envío y el manejo son gratis.
c. la manipulación
(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).
The handling fee is one percent of your order.El cargo por manipulación es el uno por ciento del pedido.
4. (automobile)
a. el manejo
(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).
I rented a luxury car that had great handling on the curves.Renté un coche de lujo que tenía un excelente manejo en las curvas.
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handling [ˈhændlɪŋ]
noun
1 (treatment) trato (m); (manipulation) manejo (m); (exposure to hands) manoseo (m)
the care and handling of antique textiles el cuidado y el trato de tejidos antiguos; the problem of safe handling of radioactive waste el problema del manejo seguro de los residuos radiactivos; all that handling has not improved the book's condition tanto manoseo no ha favorecido para nada el estado de conservación del libro
he unfolded a single sheet which had seen much handling
rough handling mal trato (m)
the book's binding has held up despite rough handling
2 (management) [of situation, animal, money] manejo (m); [of person] trato (m)
the minister was criticized for his handling of the economy el ministro fue criticado por su forma de manejar or llevar la economía
she should be congrtatulated on her handling of the affair this is testimony to their incredibly inept handling of the case to date people were unhappy with the government's handling of the crisis he's a child who requires very firm handling it was the women who came in for the roughest handling by the protection squad His sympathetic handling of horses almost certainly prolongs their racing careers the owners were rather rough in their handling of the animals someone with experience in the handling of large sums of money he has to face the executive committee over his handling of the NUM's finances there is a dispute over their handling of union's funds
3 (Comm) porte (m)
on mail orders, add $3 for postage and handling
4 (Aut) [of car] conducción (f); manejo (m); (LAm)
the handling was a little sluggish I have no criticisms of its handling and performance The Siskin revealed handling and performance characteristics which he thought were superior to any machines in service at that time As it approached 500 mph its handling was impeccable, free from any tendency to buffet
modifier
handling charges (n) gastos (m) de tramitación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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