A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (commerce)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. maquila
Estos productos los ha fabricado una maquila que pertenece a una empresa mexicana.These products have been manufactured in a maquila owned by a Mexican company.
b. maquiladora
La mayor parte de la mano de obra en las maquilas está formada por la población local.The majority of the workforce in the maquiladoras is made up of the local population.
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