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tender

tender(
tehn
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duhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (affectionate)
a. tierno
The dad gave his baby a tender look when she smiled at him.El papá le dio una mirada tierna a su bebé cuando esa le sonrió.
With a tender smile, the grandfather told his grandkids of the day he met their grandmother.Con una sonrisa tierna, el abuelo les contó a sus nietos sobre el día que conoció a su abuela.
b. cariñoso
The doctor's tender words calmed her and made her feel safe.Las palabras cariñosas del doctor la calmaron y la hicieron sentirse segura.
2. (culinary)
a. tierno
This chicken breast is so tender that it melts in your mouth.Esta pechuga de pollo es tan tierna que se deshace en la boca.
3. (young)
a. tierno
My daughter said her first word at the tender age of one.Mi hija dijo su primera palabra a la tierna edad de un año.
4. (sensitive)
a. sensible
My finger is still inflamed and tender to the touch.Todavía tengo el dedo inflamado y sensible al tacto.
b. dolorido
My shoulder is really tender because my bag is too heavy.Tengo el hombro muy dolorido porque pesa demasiado mi bolsa.
5. (botany)
a. delicado
You need to protect tender plants from the cold.Hay que proteger las plantas delicadas del frío.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (commerce)
a. la oferta
(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).
(F)
If our tender is accepted, construction will commence on January 6th.Si aceptan nuestra oferta, la construcción empezará el 6 de enero.
b. la licitación
(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).
(F)
The deadline for submission of tenders ends tomorrow.El plazo para el envío de las licitaciones termina mañana.
7. (transport)
a. el ténder
(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).
(M)
(train)
How many tons of coal does the tender carry?¿Cuántas toneladas de carbón lleva el ténder?
b. la gabarra
(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).
(F)
(nautical)
The cargo was loaded on the ship with the help of a tender.Subieron la carga al barco con la ayuda de una gabarra.
8. (finance)
a. la moneda
(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).
(F)
Gift vouchers can be used as tender.Los vales para regalo pueden servir como moneda.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
9. (to offer)
a. ofrecer
The newscaster tendered his apologies to the prime minister after issuing a false statement.El presentador le ofreció sus disculpas al primer ministro después de comunicar una noticia falsa.
b. presentar
My assistant tendered his resignation by email.Mi ayudante presentó su dimisión por correo electrónico.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
10. (commerce)
a. presentarse a un concurso
We tendered for the contract to supply power.Nos presentamos al concurso para obtener el contrato del suministro eléctrico.
b. presentarse a una licitación
How did they get the contract without tendering for it?¿Cómo obtuvieron el contrato sin presentarse a la licitación?
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tender
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (commerce)
a. la oferta
(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).
(F)
(bid)
to make or put in a tenderhacer or presentar una oferta
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (formal)
a. ofrecer (offer; one's services, money)
to tender one's resignationpresentar la dimisión
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (commerce)
a.
to tender for a contractpresentarse a una licitación de contrata
tender [ˈtendəʳ]
adjective
1 (gentle, affectionate) [+person, expression, kiss, word] tierno; [+voice] lleno de ternura
he gave her a tender smile le sonrió tiernamente or con ternura; a child needs tender loving care un niño necesita que le den cariño y que lo cuiden
those who attempt suicide tend to receive less than tender loving care from hospitals, doctors and nurses
to bid sb a tender farewell despedirse de algn con ternura; dar a algn una cariñosa despedida
2 especially (young) tierno
at the tender age of seven a la tierna edad de siete años; in spite of his tender years a pesar de su tierna edad
3 (sensitive, sore) sensible; dolorido
the skin will be tender for a while la piel te dolerá durante algún tiempo
the back of my head was bruised and tender Her breasts felt extremely tender Whenever we rub a tender spot we are giving a form of massage He touched the tender, swollen side of his jaw If you have never been pregnant, it's easy to overlook the significance of signs like tender breasts or frequent trips to the loo
tender to the touch sensible al tacto
her legs were swollen and tender to the touch
4 (Cookery) [+meat, vegetables] tierno
cook the vegetables until tender cocer las verduras hasta que estén or se pongan tiernas
cook for about 4 minutes or until tender
5 (Bot) [+plant] delicado; [+shoot] tierno
Tender plants growing against walls can be protected with a layer of fine netting Start to lift vulnerable plants and tubs of tender shrubs and bring them inside for the winter This [crop] was at its most tender stage. ...a way of stopping slugs and snails damaging young and tender shoots As the field turned green, woody [plants] put forth tender new growth
tender [ˈtendəʳ]
noun
1 (Comm) oferta (f)
call for tender propuesta (f) para licitación de obras; to put in or make a tender (for) presentarse a concurso or a una licitación (para); to put sth out to tender sacar algo a concurso or a licitación
2 [of currency]
legal tender moneda (f) corriente or de curso legal
transitive verb
(proffer) [+money] ofrecer; [+thanks] dar
he tendered his resignation presentó su dimisión
intransitive verb
(Comm)
to tender (for) presentarse a concurso or a una licitación (para)
the Four Home Unions'committee (rugby) has invited the BBC and ITV to tender for the next contract the British Medical Association says it disagrees with tendering for contracts in the National Health Service Hawker Siddeley tendered for the prototype gas turbine contract
modifier
tender documents (n) pliegos (m) de propuesta
tender [ˈtendəʳ]
noun
1 (Ferro) ténder (m)
2 (Náut) gabarra (f); embarcación (f) auxiliar
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