installment
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This word may also be spelled "instalment."
installment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (finance)
a. el plazo
(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).
You can pay the bill as a lump sum or in 12 monthly installments.Puedes pagar la factura en un solo pago o en 12 plazos mensuales.
b. la cuota
(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 insurance will work out more expensive if you pay by installments.El seguro te saldrá más caro si pagas en cuotas.
2. (part)
a. el episodio
(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).
(TV and radio)
The final installment promises to be a real cliffhanger.El último episodio promete estar lleno de suspenso.
b. el capítulo
(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).
(TV and radio)
Don't tell me what happened. I haven't seen last week's installment yet.No me digas qué pasó. Todavía no vi el capítulo de la semana pasada.
c. la entrega
(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).
(in a magazine)
Dickens' novels were first published in installments in weekly or monthly magazines.Las novelas de Dickens se publicaron primero por entregas en revistas semanales o mensuales.
d. el fascículo
(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).
(in a magazine)
This is the first installment in a series on Russia that will appear over the next six weeks.Este es el primer fascículo de una serie sobre Rusia que publicaremos durante las próximas seis semanas.
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installment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (part payment)
a. el plazo
(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).
to pay by installmentspagar a plazos
2. (commerce)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
installment plancompra a plazos or
3. (of radio, tv program)
a. el episodio
(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).
to publish something in installmentspublicar algo por entregas
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