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Translation of alta in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

(con artículo masculino en el singular/with masculine article in the singular)
  • 2 (España/Spain) 2.1 [Fisco/Tax] [Administración/Administration] no los dieron de alta en la Seguridad Social they did not register them with Social Security darse de alta en Hacienda[ to register with hacienda 2 2 for taxation purposes ] 2.2 (ingreso) membership solicitó el alta en la organización she applied for membership in (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) of the organization causar alta en el ejército to enlist in the army hubo muchas altas en noviembre (en una sociedad, organización) a lot of new members joined in November (en un colegio) a lot of new students enrolled o/or registered in November

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