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union

Pronunciation: /ˈjuːnjən/

Translation of union in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c (act, state) unión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The vision of a socialist economic and political union includes a single currency, but not as others know it.
    • In fact, the UK has probably passed the point of maximum political returns for joining the single currency union.
    • The point is that I also think it quite reasonable to not want to join in closer political union with the EU.
    Example sentences
    • They envisioned a more perfect union with freedom, liberty, justice, and equality for all Americans.
    • It's not one of denial, it's one of bringing the body and the mind into perfect unity and union.
    • Ultimately, we tear our spirits out of our bodies as our way of declaring harmonious union.
  • 2the Union (the United States) los Estados Unidos (in Civil War) la Unión the State of the Union message el informe presidencial (sobre el estado de la nación)
  • 4 countable/numerable (at college, university — society) asociación (feminine) or federación (feminine) de estudiantes; (— building) [ centro estudiantil en el campus ]
    Example sentences
    • These groups include clubs, teams, societies, unions, and centres on campus (to name but a few).
    • The society serves as a union of personalities lobbying for the success of the institution similar to the Philadelphia Orchestra.
    • I don't think there's a Turk union or association or club chapter.
  • 5 countable/numerable (marriage, relationship) [formal] unión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • But she said that while both parties consented to arranged marriages, forced unions were made under duress.
    • This strange partnership was rightly described as more of an ‘arranged marriage than a romantic union.’
    • Same-sex marriage advocates are urging MPs to defeat an anticipated motion from the Canadian Alliance defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
  • 6 countable/numerable (connecting part) unión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The vertical gas line comes to a T joint below the union toward the bottom side of the water heater and is connected to the top vertical opening of the T joint.
    • Split hoses can be repaired with a proper union joint or re-attach the hose to the machine.
    • Planting the union below soil level helps protect from the cold and planting the union above soil level makes it easier to detect and remove suckers.

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