venture
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venture
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (business)
a. 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).
Louis and Hallie started a transportation venture soon after they graduated from college.Louis y Hallie pusieron una empresa de transporte poco después de recibirse.
b. la operación
(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 company sold its mining ventures in Bolivia.La empresa vendió sus operaciones mineras en Bolivia.
c. el negocio
(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).
His partner was involved in some dubious ventures.Su socio andaba en negocios de dudosa procedencia.
2. (undertaking)
a. la aventura
(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).
Steve and Melanie set out on a daring venture to travel around the world on their honeymoon.Steve y Melanie emprendieron la arriesgada aventura de viajar alrededor del mundo para su luna de miel.
b. la incursión
(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 actor doesn't want to discuss his venture into singing when he was a teenager.Al actor no le gusta hablar de su incursión en el canto cuando era adolescente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to risk)
a. arriesgarse
The pharmacist ventured to sell controlled substances without prescriptions.El farmacéutico se arriesgó a vender sustancias controladas sin recetas.
b. jugarse
Adam ventured his reputation on the project, so he won't give up.Adam se juega la reputación en el proyecto, así que no va a renunciar.
4. (to dare to do or say)
a. atreverse
I'd venture to say it's their best album. I really love it.Me atrevo a decir que es su mejor disco. De verdad me encanta.
b. arriesgar
I don't know anything about that, so I won't venture an opinion.Yo no sé nada de eso, así que no voy a arriesgar una opinión.
c. permitirse
I venture to suggest that patriotism is not a frenzied outburst, but rather a life of dedication.Me permito afirmar que el patriotismo no es un arrebato frenético, sino más bien una vida de dedicación.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to dare to go; used with "out")
a. atreverse a salir
My grandpa never ventures out on his own now.My abuelo ya no se atreve a salir solo hoy en día.
6. (to dare to go; used with "into")
a. aventurarse a entrar a
The kids ventured into the forest in spite of their parents' warnings.Los chicos se aventuraron a entrar al bosque a pesar de las advertencias de sus padres.
7. (to dare to go; used with "far")
a. alejarse mucho
Jason didn't have an adventurous spirit, so he never ventured very far from home.Jason no tenía un espíritu aventurero por lo que nunca se alejaba mucho de casa.
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venture
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (undertaking)
a. la aventura f, iniciativa
(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).
2. (in business)
a. la empresa f, operación
(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).
3. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
venture capitalcapital de riesgo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (stake)
a. arriesgar
5. (comment)
a. aventurar
to venture to do somethingaventurarse a hacer algo
6. (prov)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
nothing ventured, nothing gainedel que no se arriesga no pasa la mar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (general)
a. aventurarse
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venture [ˈventʃəʳ]
noun
(enterprise) empresa (f); (exploit, adventure) aventura (f)
a business venture una empresa comercial; his venture into business su aventura en el mundo de los negocios; a new venture in publishing (new direction) un nuevo rumbo en la edición de libros; (new company) una nueva empresa editorial
transitive verb
[+money, reputation, life] arriesgar; jugar(se); [+opinion, guess] aventurar
they ventured everything arriesgaron or se lo jugaron todo; if I may venture an opinion si se me permite expresar or si puedo aventurar una opinión; may I venture a guess? ¿puedo hacer or aventurar una conjetura?; to venture to do sth osar or atreverse a hacer algo
I venture to write to you
he ventured to remark that ... se permitió observar que ...; but he did not venture to speak pero no osó hablar
nothing ventured, nothing gained quien no se arriesga no pasa la mar
intransitive verb
to venture into a wood (osar) penetrar en un bosque
to venture on sth
they did not venture onto the streets after dark no se aventuraban a salir a la calle de noche; to venture out (of doors) aventurarse a salir (fuera)
these animals seldom venture out during the day
modifier
venture capital (n) capital-riesgo (m)
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joint venture
la empresa conjunta
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