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location

Pronunciation: /ləʊˈkeɪʃən/

Translation of location in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (position) posición (feminine), ubicación (feminine) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) we don't know the exact location of the plane no conocemos las posición exacta del avión this is the ideal location for the hotel este es el lugar or el emplazamiento or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) la ubicación ideal para el hotel prime/central location near the sea situación (feminine) or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) ubicación (feminine) inmejorable/céntrica cerca del mar
    Example sentences
    • Be sure to look over the program schedule included in this issue, and get yourself booked at a convenient location.
    • They arrived at the dining hall, a squat building positioned in a central location on the school grounds.
    • Portarlington, they say, is the ideal choice because of its location and geographical position.
    1.2 [Computing/Informática] ubicación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The first set of control input parameters is stored in a memory location.
    • We will store that metadata in a separate location from the data itself.
    • Moving to a new place is hard, and moving your server to a new location or computer also is hard.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Cinema/Cine] lugar (masculine) de filmación we were filming on location in Italy estábamos rodando los exteriores en Italia
    Example sentences
    • Promising a fresh take on any and every aspect of the media world, The Desk is filmed on location and in the studio.
    • Filmed on location, with natural light and a limited crew, the visual aspects of The Sunshine are equally impressive.
    • These days, we are aware that this city in the Czech Republic is a favored filming location for Hollywood studios.

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