- 1 c (arrangement to meet) cita (f); (with doctor, hairdresser) hora (f), cita (f) I have to make an appointment with my lawyer tengo que concertar una cita con mi abogado I phoned the hairdresser's/doctor's to make an appointment llamé a la peluquería/al médico para pedir hora or una cita do you have an appointment? ¿tiene cita/hora? I've got an appointment at the hairdresser's at two tengo hora or una cita a las dos en la peluquería he failed to keep the appointment no acudió or no se presentó a la cita I can't go, I've got an appointment no puedo ir, tengo una cita or un compromiso I have a dinner appointment tengo (que asistir a) una cena viewing by appointment only concertar cita para visitar we met by appointment at a cafe nos dimos cita or nos citamos en un café
- 2 2.1 u c (act of appointing) nombramiento (m) his appointment to the post was expected se esperaba su nombramiento or designación para el cargo they sent her a letter of appointment le mandaron el nombramiento by appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (in (UK) ) proveedores de SM la reina Isabel II 2.2 c (post) [formal] puesto (m) appointments in publishing, publishing appointments ofertas (fpl) de empleo en el campo editorial the post is a Presidential appointment el titular del cargo es nombrado por el presidente she was a surprise appointment fue un nombramiento inesperado (before n) appointments bureau o agency (BrE) agencia (f) de empleo
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.