compra


compra
f.
purchase.
por la compra de una enciclopedia te regalan un televisor if you buy an encyclopedia, they'll give you a television free
esta impresora fue una excelente compra this printer was a really good buy
algunos supermercados te llevan la compra a casa some supermarkets deliver your shopping to your home
hacer la compra to do the shopping (peninsular SpanishAm)
hacer las compras to do the shopping (peninsular SpanishAm)
ir de compras to go shopping
compra al contado cash purchase
compra en cuotas hire purchase (AmBr), installment plan (United States)
compra a plazos hire purchase (British), installment plan (United States)
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: comprar.
imperat.
2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: comprar.
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compra
nombre femenino
1 purchase, buy
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FRASEOLOGÍA
hacer la compra to do the shopping, go shopping
ir a la compra to go shopping
ir de compras to go shopping
compra a crédito credit purchase
compra a plazos hire purchase, US instalment buying
compra al contado cash purchase
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noun f.
purchase, buying
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SF
1) (=proceso) purchase, purchasing, buying

hacer la compra — to do the shopping

tengo que ir a la compra — I've got to do the shopping, I've got to go shopping

ir de compras — to go shopping

prueba de compra — proof of purchase

ticket de compra — receipt

compra a crédito — buying on credit

compra a granel — (Com) bulk buying

compra al contado — cash purchase

compra a plazos — hire purchase, installment plan (EEUU)

compra por catálogo — mail order

compra proteccionista — (Com) support buying

compra y venta — buying and selling

2) (=artículo) purchase

es una buena compra — it's a good buy

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femenino
a) (acción)

están muy ocupados con la compra de la casa — they're very busy with buying the house o (frml) with the house purchase

ir de compras — to go shopping

hicimos algunas compras — we did some shopping

hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra — to do the shopping o (colloq) shop

jefe de compras — chief buyer

un obsequio con la compra de dos artículos — purchase two items and get a free gift

b) (cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml)

fue una buena/mala compra — it was a good/bad buy

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= acquisition, procurement, purchase, purchasing, shopping, buy-out, buying, shopping order, buy-in, propertisation [propertization, -USA].
Ex. Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.
Ex. In 1983 the EC funded contracts which entailed the procurement of goods and services amounting to 400 million pounds.
Ex. These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
Ex. Research libraries use them to fill in titles that may have been missed in the initial round of purchasing.
Ex. CACs have dealt with pre-shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.
Ex. The book and serial industry has recently witnessed several takeovers, buy-outs, and mergers.
Ex. The library has a centre for buying, cataloguing and storing microform, audio-visual media and other non-book material.
Ex. This would herald the age of computer commuting, with customers dialling for bank statements and shopping orders.
Ex. The seminar will deal with the processes of developing and ensuring corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy.
Ex. Of course, the open source zealots are still likely to be up in arms about what they perceive to be propertisation of communal intellectual resources.
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* adquisición por compra o intercambio = non-gratuitous acquisition.
* agente inteligente de compras = shopping agent.
* anuncio de compra-venta = classified advertisement.
* anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad.
* asesoramiento antes de la compra = pre-shopping advice.
* bolsa de la compra = shopping bag, grocery bag, carrier bag.
* bolsa para la compra = shopping bag, carrier bag.
* buena compra = good buy.
* carrito de la compra = shopping trolley, shopping cart.
* carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
* catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
* cesta de la compra = food bill, shopping basket, food basket.
* cesta de la compra, la = cost of living index.
* compañía de compra por alquiler = hire-purchase company.
* compra a plazos apartando el producto = layaway, lay-by.
* compra compulsiva = impulse shopping.
* compra de acciones = shareholding.
* compra de libros = book buying [book-buying], book supply, book purchasing.
* compra desaforada = shopping spree.
* compra desde casa = armchair shopping.
* compra de una compañía por otra = corporate takeover.
* compra en línea = online shopping.
* compra impulsiva = impulse buy.
* compra por correo = mail-order.
* compras de última hora = last-minute shopping.
* compra-venta de coches = auto dealer.
* comprobante de compra = proof of purchase.
* derecho preferente de compra = preemption [pre-emption].
* descuento por compra al por mayor = bulk deal, bulk rate, bulk rate discount.
* día de compras = shopping trip.
* fiebre de las compras = shopping fever.
* garantía de compra = proof of purchase.
* hábito de compra = shopping habit, buying habit, purchasing habit, consumption habit.
* hacer compras = do + shopping.
* hacer una compra = make + a purchase.
* ir de compras = go + shopping.
* lista de compra = shopping list.
* mejor compra = best buy.
* oferta de compra de una compañía por otra = takeover bid.
* opción de compra = buying option, purchasing option.
* opción de compra de acciones = stock option.
* orden de compra = purchase order.
* plan de compra = purchase plan.
* política de compras = purchasing policy.
* precio de compra = purchase price.
* precio especial por compra al por mayor = bulk deal.
* préstamo para compra de coche = car loan.
* presupuesto para la compra de libros = book funds [bookfunds].
* presupuesto para la compra de material = materials budget.
* prueba de compra = proof of purchase.
* sección de compras = acquisitions department, order department.
* servicio de compra por televisión = teleshopping service.
* servicio de compras = acquisition(s) service.
* tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
* viaje de compras = shopping trip.
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femenino
a) (acción)

están muy ocupados con la compra de la casa — they're very busy with buying the house o (frml) with the house purchase

ir de compras — to go shopping

hicimos algunas compras — we did some shopping

hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra — to do the shopping o (colloq) shop

jefe de compras — chief buyer

un obsequio con la compra de dos artículos — purchase two items and get a free gift

b) (cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml)

fue una buena/mala compra — it was a good/bad buy

* * *
= acquisition, procurement, purchase, purchasing, shopping, buy-out, buying, shopping order, buy-in, propertisation [propertization, -USA].

Ex: Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.

Ex: In 1983 the EC funded contracts which entailed the procurement of goods and services amounting to 400 million pounds.
Ex: These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
Ex: Research libraries use them to fill in titles that may have been missed in the initial round of purchasing.
Ex: CACs have dealt with pre-shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.
Ex: The book and serial industry has recently witnessed several takeovers, buy-outs, and mergers.
Ex: The library has a centre for buying, cataloguing and storing microform, audio-visual media and other non-book material.
Ex: This would herald the age of computer commuting, with customers dialling for bank statements and shopping orders.
Ex: The seminar will deal with the processes of developing and ensuring corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy.
Ex: Of course, the open source zealots are still likely to be up in arms about what they perceive to be propertisation of communal intellectual resources.
* adquisición por compra o intercambio = non-gratuitous acquisition.
* agente inteligente de compras = shopping agent.
* anuncio de compra-venta = classified advertisement.
* anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad.
* asesoramiento antes de la compra = pre-shopping advice.
* bolsa de la compra = shopping bag, grocery bag, carrier bag.
* bolsa para la compra = shopping bag, carrier bag.
* buena compra = good buy.
* carrito de la compra = shopping trolley, shopping cart.
* carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
* catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
* cesta de la compra = food bill, shopping basket, food basket.
* cesta de la compra, la = cost of living index.
* compañía de compra por alquiler = hire-purchase company.
* compra a plazos apartando el producto = layaway, lay-by.
* compra compulsiva = impulse shopping.
* compra de acciones = shareholding.
* compra de libros = book buying [book-buying], book supply, book purchasing.
* compra desaforada = shopping spree.
* compra desde casa = armchair shopping.
* compra de una compañía por otra = corporate takeover.
* compra en línea = online shopping.
* compra impulsiva = impulse buy.
* compra por correo = mail-order.
* compras de última hora = last-minute shopping.
* compra-venta de coches = auto dealer.
* comprobante de compra = proof of purchase.
* derecho preferente de compra = preemption [pre-emption].
* descuento por compra al por mayor = bulk deal, bulk rate, bulk rate discount.
* día de compras = shopping trip.
* fiebre de las compras = shopping fever.
* garantía de compra = proof of purchase.
* hábito de compra = shopping habit, buying habit, purchasing habit, consumption habit.
* hacer compras = do + shopping.
* hacer una compra = make + a purchase.
* ir de compras = go + shopping.
* lista de compra = shopping list.
* mejor compra = best buy.
* oferta de compra de una compañía por otra = takeover bid.
* opción de compra = buying option, purchasing option.
* opción de compra de acciones = stock option.
* orden de compra = purchase order.
* plan de compra = purchase plan.
* política de compras = purchasing policy.
* precio de compra = purchase price.
* precio especial por compra al por mayor = bulk deal.
* préstamo para compra de coche = car loan.
* presupuesto para la compra de libros = book funds [bookfunds].
* presupuesto para la compra de material = materials budget.
* prueba de compra = proof of purchase.
* sección de compras = acquisitions department, order department.
* servicio de compra por televisión = teleshopping service.
* servicio de compras = acquisition(s) service.
* tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
* viaje de compras = shopping trip.

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compra
feminine
1
(acción): hemos estado muy ocupados con la compra de la casa we've been very busy with buying the house o (frml) with the house purchase
has hecho una excelente compra that was a good buy
ir de compras to go shopping
hicimos algunas compras we did some shopping o we bought a few things
hacer la compra (Esp) or (AmL) las compras para la semana to do the weekly shopping o (colloq) shop
la lista de la compra (Esp) or (AmL) las compras the shopping list
jefe de compras chief buyer
la compra de dos o más artículos le da derecho a participar en nuestro sorteo if you purchase two or more items you will be eligible o the purchase of two or more items makes you eligible to take part in our draw
estar de compras (fam euf); to be in the family way (colloq euph)
2 (cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml)
este vestido fue una buena/mala compra this dress was a good/bad buy
pon la compra en la cocina (Esp); put what you've bought in the kitchen, put the shopping in the kitchen (BrE)
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Del verbo comprar: (conjugate comprar)

compra es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
compra    
comprar
compra sustantivo femenino
a) (acción):

ir de compras to go shopping;

hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra to do the shopping;
compra por teléfono teleshopping
b) (cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml);

fue una buena compra it was a good buy

comprar (conjugate comprar) verbo transitivo
a)casa/regalo/comidato buy, purchase (frml);

comprale algo a algn (a quien lo vende) to buy sth from sb;
(a quien lo recibe) to buy sth for sb
b) (fam) (sobornar) to buy (colloq)

compra sustantivo femenino
1 (acción) buying
ir de compras, to go shopping
2 (objeto comprado) purchase, buy
(conjunto de alimentos) shopping
comprar verbo transitivo
1 to buy: compramos el ordenador a plazos, we bought the computer on hire purchase
le compra el periódico a Lucía, (para Lucía) he buys the newspaper for Lucia
(Lucía lo vende) he buys the newspaper from Lucia
2 figurado (sobornar) to bribe, buy off
'compra' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
adquisición
- amortizar
- bolsa
- carrito
- comprar
- desorbitar
- dos
- las
- negociar
- opción
- salida
- súper
- barato
- cambiar
- canasta
- catálogo
- clavar
- ganga
- gestionar
- hacer
- importe
- mandado
- pilón
- práctico
- realizar
- talón
English:
bag
- bring up
- buy
- deposit
- first-time
- for
- insider dealing
- insider trading
- leverage
- outsourcing
- purchase
- shopping
- shopping bag
- throw in
- trolley
- any
- business
- deal
- dealer
- first
- free
- hire
- take
- teleshopping
- whichever
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compra nf
1. [adquisición] purchase;
están considerando la compra de un automóvil they are thinking about o considering buying a car;
por la compra de una enciclopedia te regalan un televisor if you buy an encyclopedia, they'll give you a television free;
hacer Esp [m5]la compra o Am [m5]las compras to do the shopping;
hago Esp [m5]la compra o Am [m5]las compras los viernes I do the shopping on Fridays;
ir de compras to go shopping
Comp
compra apalancada leverage buyout;
compra al contado [en efectivo] cash purchase;
Am compra en cuotas Br hire-purchase, US installment plan;
compra al por mayor bulk buying;
compra a plazos Br hire-purchase, US installment plan
2. [objeto adquirido] purchase, buy;
esta impresora fue una excelente compra this printer was a really good buy;
algunos supermercados te llevan la compra a casa some supermarkets deliver your shopping to your home;
deja la compra sobre la mesa leave the shopping on the table
Comp
compra impulsiva o por impulso impulse buy
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compra
f
1 acción purchase;
hacer la compra, ir a la compra do the shopping;
ir de compras go shopping
2 (cosa comprada) purchase, buy
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compra nf
1) : purchase
2)
ir de compras : to go shopping
3)
orden de compra : purchase order
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compra n (adquisición) purchase / buy
con este coche hemos hecho una buena compra this car was a good buy
hacer la compra to do the shopping

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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