There are 2 translations of plant in Spanish:

plant1

Pronunciation: /plænt; plɑːnt/

n

  • 2 2.1 countable/numerable (factory, installation) planta (feminine) 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (equipment) maquinaria (feminine) heavy plant (British English/inglés británico) maquinaria (feminine) pesada (before noun/delante del nombre) plant hire alquiler (masculine) de maquinaria
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    • The company auctions excess inventory such as industrial plant and machinery online, and claims the process is secure for both vendors and bidders.
    • The appellants were involved in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of plant and machinery for the steel manufacturing industry.
    • He says it has also set annual targets for operational efficiency, including plant and machinery downtime.
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    • The tariffs that protected these industries also encouraged heavy manufacturing, so that giant car plants were located on the fringe of the postwar city.
    • One of the most expensive departments in a car plant is the paint shop, so DeLorean saved the money and pretended that the brushed stainless steel finish was a style feature.
    • Avoid the oil refineries and industrial plants around the commercial shipping channel.
  • 3 countable/numerable 3.1 (incriminating item) he said the knife was a plant dijo que el cuchillo se lo habían colocado para inculparlo 3.2 (spy, agent) infiltrado, (masculine, feminine), agente (masculine and feminine) enemigo ( or de la oposición etc)
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    • Elizabeth was convinced that Paul was a CIA plant there to spy on her.
    • I could tell she was a plant the minute she started speaking.

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There are 2 translations of plant in Spanish:

plant2

vt

  • 1 1.1 [flower/trees] plantar; [seeds] sembrar* he planted the seed of suspicion in her mind sembró la sospecha en ella
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    • For the last two years Joshua, a year four pupil at Moorhouse Primary School, has helped her to plant seeds, bulbs and plants and to tidy the garden.
    • In this paper we report on patterns of growth rings formed in four species of alpine forbs that were grown from seed and were planted in a restoration experiment on an alpine ski run in the Swiss Alps.
    • Now is the time to plan and plant flower bulbs for the holidays for both gifts and decorations.
    1.2 [garden/hillside] to plant sth (with sth) plantar algo (de algo) fields planted with wheat campos plantados de trigo
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    • In August, open areas can be planted with perennial cover crops such as clover or sainfoin, sometimes called esparcet or holy clover.
    • We had a large kitchen garden and occasionally planted a small field of corn but we did not maintain a high operation farm like the majority of our neighbors.
    • A bit of a waste of a resource when we could be planting plantations on cleared land, instead of chopping down magnificent forests.
  • 2 (place) [flag] plantar; [bomb] colocar*, poner* she planted a kiss on his cheek le dio or [colloquial/familiar] le plantó un beso en la mejilla to plant a punch on sb [colloquial/familiar] plantarle un puñetazo a algn [colloquial/familiar] to plant one's feet on the ground plantar los pies en el suelo she planted herself right next to me se me plantó or se me plantificó justo al lado [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Next thing I know a quite attractive dark haired woman, in her late twenties I think, has wrapped her arms around my neck and planted a very solid kiss on my lips.
    • Then he grabbed me by the head and planted an enormous red kiss on my cheek.
    • He swivels his head towards her, planting a light sweet kiss on her lips.
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    • In a separate incident in Jebaliya, the army said it shot a man who was throwing grenades and planting a bomb.
    • Sources said that two time bombs were planted to destroy the antenna which exploded simultaneously.
    • His plan failed when he ran out of money for explosives and his conspirators planted the bomb next to the wrong support structure within the basement of the building.
  • 3 [Law/Derecho] 3.1 [drugs/evidence] colocar* (con el propósito de inculpar a algn) to plant sth on sb colocar(le)* algo a algn they had planted the gun on him le habían colocado la pistola para inculparlo 3.2 [agent/informer] infiltrar, colocar*
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    • He was in fact an undercover officer planted by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office.
    • As for him, he's convinced that he is an agent who's been planted to subvert India.
    • They combined nobility of thought with practical incapacity; they did not spot the Gestapo informer planted on them.
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    • I decided to plant an imposter cava among the seven authentic champagnes.
    • After all, if someone has gained control of a suspect's computer couldn't incriminated material be planted?
    • She probably made him plant false evidence to hide what really happened that day.

Phrasal verbs

plant out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[seedlings] trasplantar (a la intemperie)

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Word of the day casquillo
m
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Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.