undertaking
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undertaking(
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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. (task)
a. la tarea
(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).
Are you prepared for this difficult undertaking?¿Está preparado para esta difícil tarea?
b. la empresa
(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).
Building the bridge was a more complicated undertaking than what was originally anticipated.Construir el puente fue una empresa más complicada de lo que originalmente se esperaba.
c. la proyecto
(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 you take on too many undertakings, you won't be able to do them all well.Si asumes demasiados proyectos, no podrás hacerlos todos bien.
2. (promise)
a. la promesa
(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 therapist gave her undertaking to keep all of our information confidential.La terapeuta hizo una promesa de mantener confidenciales todos nuestros datos personales.
b. la garantía
(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).
Erika is confident that her business partners will fulfill the undertaking that they made.Erika está segura de que sus colegas de negocios cumplirán la garantía que le dieron.
3. (funerary businness)
a. las pompas fúnebres
(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).
Dan wanted to leave the undertaking business and dedicate himself to something that didn't involve death.Dan quería dejar el negocio de las pompas fúnebres y dedicarse algo de que no involucrara la muerte.
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undertaking
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (enterprise)
a. el empresa f, proyecto
(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).
2. (promise)
a. el compromiso
(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).
she gave me her undertaking that she would do itme dijo que se comprometía a hacerlo
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undertaking [ˌʌndəˈteɪkɪŋ]
noun
1 (enterprise) empresa (f); (task) tarea (f)
2 (pledge) garantía (f)
to give an undertaking that ... garantizar que ...; I can give no such undertaking no puedo garantizar tal cosa; no puedo prometer eso
3 [ˈʌndəˌteɪkɪŋ] (Britain) (Aut) adelantamiento (m) por el lado contrario or el carril indebido
4 [ˈʌndəˌteɪkɪŋ] (Britain) (arranging funerals) pompas (f) fúnebres
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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