headquarters

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USAGE NOTE
The plural of “headquarters” is “headquarters.”
headquarters(
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duhrz
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (control center)
a. la sede
(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).
(F)
The airline plans to build its headquarters in Fort Worth.La aerolínea planea construir su sede en Fort Worth.
b. la oficina central
(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).
(F)
In remodeling the headquarters, we discovered serious anomolies with the plumbing.En la remodelación de la oficina central, descubrimos graves anomalías con la plomería.
c. la central
(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).
(F)
A meeting will be held with union members at their headquarters on Thursday.Se llevará a cabo una reunión con los miembros del sindicato en su central el jueves.
d. la jefatura de policía
(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).
(F)
(police)
A ceremony to honor fallen police officers was held at headquarters today.Una ceremonia para honrar a los oficiales de policía caídos se celebró en la jefatura de policía hoy.
e. el cuartel general
(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).
(M)
(military)
The generals gathered at headquarters to discuss their war strategy.Los generales se juntaron en el cuartel general para discutir la estrategia de la guerra.
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headquarters
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of organization)
a. la sede f, central
(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).
(F)
2. (military)
a. el cuartel general
(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).
(M)
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headquarters [ˈhedˈkwɔːtəz]
plural noun
(Mil) cuartel (m) general; (police etc) jefatura (f) de policía; [of party, organization] sede (f); (Comm) oficina (f) central; central (f);
modifier
headquarters staff (n) plantilla (f) de la oficina central
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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