portería

portería(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (concierge's office)
a. superintendent's office
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El ascensor está detrás de la portería.The elevator is behind the superintendent's office.
b. super's office
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tu equipaje todavía está abajo, en la portería.Your luggage is still downstairs, in the super's office.
c. superintendent's apartment (living quarters)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El puesto requiere que el candidato elegido viva en la portería para estar disponible para los inquilinos en todo momento.The job will require the successful candidate to live in the superintendent's apartment to be available to tenants at all times.
d. caretaker's office (United Kingdom)
Por favor, pasa por la portería para inscribirte a un recorrido por el terreno.Please stop by the caretaker's office to sign up for a tour of the grounds.
e. caretaker's flat (living quarters) (United Kingdom)
Si Carlos no está en la portería, entonces debe de estar regando las plantas de la azotea.If Carlos is not in the caretaker's flat, he must be watering the roof plants.
f. front desk
En la portería te darán una llave de repuesto.Go to the front desk and they will give you a spare key.
g. porter's lodge
Toqué la campana de la portería y vino un botones.I rang the bell on the porter's lodge and a bellboy appeared.
2. (sports)
a. goal
Esta cámara muestra que la pelota no entró en la portería.This camera shows that the ball didn't enter the goal.
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portería
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de casa, colegio)
a. caretaker's office o lodge (United Kingdom)
b. super(intendent)'s office
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (de hotel, ministerio)
a. porter's office o lodge
3. (sports)
a. goal, goalmouth
portería
1 (conserjería) caretaker's office; concierge's office; (vivienda) caretaker's flat; concierge's flat
2 (Dep) (meta) goal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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