instructions
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (detailed information to follow)
a. las instrucciones
(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).
Let's read the instructions to figure out how to assemble this dresser.Leamos las instrucciones para ver cómo montar el tocador.
2. (legal) (United Kingdom)
a. las instrucciones
(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).
Have you any idea what instructions the solicitor received?¿Sabes qué instrucciones recibió el abogado?
instruction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (teaching)
a. la instrucción
(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).
She received her initial instruction in dance in Prague.Recibió su instrucción inicial en la danza en Praga.
b. el adiestramiento
(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 poll workers had their first instruction session yesterday.Los voluntarios para las elecciones tuvieron su primera sesión de adiestramiento ayer.
4. (order)
a. la orden
(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 team captain gave the team the clear instruction to go out there and win.El capitán le dio al equipo la orden clara de salir a ganar.
b. la instrucción
(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).
He may not have deleted them, but he probably gave the instruction to do so.Puede que no los haya eliminado, pero probablemente haya dado la instrucción de hacerlo.
5. (computing)
a. la instrucción
(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).
Forty years ago, an IBM card was needed for each single instruction or line of code.Hace cuarenta años, era necesaria una tarjeta IBM para cada instrucción o línea de código.
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instruction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (training)
a. el instrucción f, adiestramiento
(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 received instruction in using the machinesnos enseñaron cómo utilizar las máquinas
instructionsinstrucciones fpl
instructions for useinstrucciones de uso
instruction manualmanual de instrucciones
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instruction [ɪnˈstrʌkʃən]
noun
1 (teaching) instrucción (f); enseñanza (f)
to give sb instruction in mathematics/fencing dar clases de matemáticas/esgrima a algn; enseñar matemáticas/esgrima a algn
2 (order) orden (f)
to give sb instructions to do sth dar órdenes or instrucciones a algn de que haga algo; I gave him strict instructions not to touch it le di órdenes estrictas de que no lo tocara; we have given instructions for the transfer of funds hemos cursado órdenes para la transferencia de fondos; instructions for use modo (m) de empleo; on the instructions of por orden de
3 (Comput) instrucción (f)
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instructions not included
instrucciones no incluidas
read the instructions
lee las instrucciones
follow instructions
sigue las instrucciones
follow the instructions
seguir las instrucciones
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