setup
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "set-up."
setup(
sehd
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uhp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (arrangement)
a. la organización
(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).
I don't like the setup of the restaurant; the bathroom opens right into the dining room.No me gusta la organización del restaurante; el baño abre directamente al comedor.
b. el sistema
(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).
All relations in a corporate setup have monetary or non-monetary transactions.En un sistema corporativo, todas las relaciones incluyen transacciones monetarias y no monetarias.
2. (trap)
a. la trampa
(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).
If the kidnappers see the police, they'll know it's a setup.Si los secuestradores ven a la policía, sabrán que es una trampa.
b. el montaje
(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 agent realized it was a setup as soon as he opened the door.El agente supo que era un montaje en cuanto abrió la puerta.
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setup
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. el sistema m, montaje
(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).
(organization, arrangement)
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setup [ˈsetʌp]
noun
1 (way sth is organised) sistema (m)
it's an odd setup here aquí todo es en un plan raro; you have to know the setup hay que conocer el tinglado; what's the setup? ¿cuál es el sistema?; ¿cómo está organizado?; he's joining our setup formará parte de nuestro equipo
2 (trick, trap) trampa (f); montaje (informal) (m)
he was asked to pick somebody up and bring them to a party, not realizing it was a setup
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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