per diem
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (per day)
a. por día
You will be reimbursed for any extra time spent on the project at a rate of $300 per diem.Se le hará un reintegro a razón de $300 por día por el tiempo adicional empleado en el proyecto.
b. al día
We were given that amount of money per diem.Nos daban esa cantidad de dinero al día.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (daily)
a. por día
The designer bases his charges on a per diem rate of $1,500.El diseñador calcula sus honorarios sobre un monto por día de $1,500.
b. diario
Candidates will get a per diem allowance during the training period.Los candidatos recibirán una asignación diaria durante el periodo de formación.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (daily allowance)
a. el complemento para gastos diarios
(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 get per diems for attending conferences.Nos dan un complemento para gastos diarios por asistir a congresos.
b. la dieta
(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).
In addition to the basic salary, there are perks such as free health insurance and per diems for travel and accommodation.Además del salario base, hay ventajas adicionales como el seguro médico gratuito y dietas para viajes y alojamiento.
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per diem [ˈpɜːˈdiːem]
adverb
por día
noun
(allowance) complemento (m) para gastos diarios
a per diem of $100 two-seventy-five a month plus per diem and bus fare
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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