machinery

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machinery(
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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. (machines)
a. la maquinaria
(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 machinery at our factory was all renewed last year.La maquinaria de nuestra fábrica se renovó por completo el año pasado.
2. (machine parts)
a. el mecanismo
(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)
Plastic bags can get clogged in the machinery that separates the recycling.Las bolsas de plástico pueden atascarse en el mecanismo que separa el material reciclable.
3. (system)
a. el mecanismo
(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)
We need to find a machinery for solving conflicts in a peaceful way.Tenemos que encontrar un mecanismo para resolver conflictos de modo pacífico.
b. el engranaje
(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)
The candidate is an important cog in the machinery of democracy.La candidata es una pieza importante en el engranaje de la democracia.
c. la maquinaria
(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)
Judges are a key part of the machinery of justice.Los jueces son una parte esencial de la maquinaria de la justicia.
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machinery
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. la maquinaria
(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)
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machinery [məˈʃiːnərɪ]
noun
1 (machines) maquinaria (f); (mechanism) mecanismo (m)
2 maquinaria (f); aparato (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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