maquiladora
maquiladora(
mah
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kee
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lah
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doh
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (twin plant)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. textile factory
El mercado estadounidense absorbe las exportaciones de las maquiladoras hondureñas.All of the exports from Honduras' textile factories go to the American market.
b. bonded assembly plant
El gobierno mexicano es quien autoriza a las maquiladoras a importar productos libres de impuestos.It is the Mexican government who grants the bonded assembly plants the authority to import products duty free.
c. maquiladora
Tres generaciones de mujeres de mi familia han trabajado en la maquiladora en las afueras de la ciudad.Three generations of women in my family have worked in the maquiladora on the outskirts of the city.
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maquiladora
(México) (Com) bonded assembly plant
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