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union

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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 5).
union(
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nyihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fusion)
a. la unión
(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 union of both countries ensured peace in the area.La unión de ambos países garantizaba la paz en la zona.
2. (association of workers)
a. el sindicato
(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)
The union called on the workers to strike.El sindicato llamó a los trabajadores a la huelga.
b. el gremio
(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)
The union lost many of their members.El gremio perdió a muchos de sus afiliados.
3. (marriage)
a. la unión
(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 union was a marriage of convenience.La unión era un matrimonio de conveniencia.
b. el enlace
(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)
In which church will the union take place?¿En qué iglesia tendrá lugar el enlace?
4. (mechanics)
a. la unión
(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 pipe union is broken.La unión de estas tuberías está rota.
Union
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
5. (history)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la Unión
(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 Union and the Confederacy faced each other during the Civil War.La Unión y la Confederación se enfrentaron entre sí durante la guerra de Secesión.
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union
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of countries)
a. la unión
(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)
Union Jackbandera del Reino Unido
2. (marriage)
a. el enlace
(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)
3. (ind)
a. el sindicato
(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)
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union [ˈjuːnjən]
noun
1 unión (f); (marriage) enlace (m)
the Union (US) la Unión
2 (trade union) sindicato (m); gremio (m)
unions and management to join a union to belong to a union
3 (club, society) club (m); sociedad (f)
4 (Mec) (for pipes etc) unión (f); manguito (m) de unión
modifier
(Ind) [+leader, movement, headquarters] sindical
union card (n) carnet (m) de afiliado
union catalog(ue) (n) catálogo (m) colectivo or conjunto
Union Jack (n) bandera (f) del Reino Unido
union member (n) miembro (m) del sindicato; sindicalista (m)
union membership (n) (numbers) afiliados (m) al sindicato
union membership has declined el número de afiliados a los sindicatos ha disminuido; (being a member) afiliación (f) a un/al sindicato; union membership is compulsory es obligatorio afiliarse a or hacerse miembro del sindicato
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (n) (formerly) Unión (f) de Repúblicas Socialistas Soviéticas
Union of South Africa (n) (formerly) Unión (f) Sudafricana
union shop (n) (US) taller (m) de afiliación (sindical) obligatoria
union suit (n) (US) prenda (f) interior de cuerpo entero
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