municipality
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municipality(
myu
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nih
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sih
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pah
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lih
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (district)
a. el municipio
(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 new government has already done more for the municipality than the previous one did in three years.El nuevo gobierno ya ha hecho más por el municipio que lo que el anterior hizo en tres años.
b. la municipalidad
(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 municipality has a new program to clean up toxic dump sites.La municipalidad tiene un nuevo programa para limpiar los vertederos tóxicos.
2. (local authority)
a. el municipio
(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 municipality has decided to increase parking ticket fees.El municipio ha resuelto aumentar el monto de las multas por mal estacionamiento.
b. el municipalidad
(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 members of the municipality don't agree about the tax hike.Los integrantes de la municipalidad no se ponen de acuerdo respecto del alza de los impuestos.
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municipality
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el municipio
(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).
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municipality [mjuːˌnɪsɪˈpælɪtɪ]
noun
(place) municipio (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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