unión


unión
f.
1 union, concord, togetherness.
2 union, binding, binding together, linkage.
3 union, labor union, trade union.
4 link, bonding, join, bond.
5 union, coalition, league.
6 union, adherence, cling, coalescence.
7 junction, bind.
8 henosis, junctura.
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unión
nombre femenino
1 union
2 TÉCNICA (acoplamiento) joining; (junta) joint
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FRASEOLOGÍA
en unión de together with
la unión hace la fuerza there is strength in numbers
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noun f.
1) union
2) joint
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SF
1) (=acción)
a) [de puntos, extremos] joining together; [de empresas] merger

la operación consiste en la unión de los extremos del hueso fracturado — the operation consists of joining together the two ends of the fractured bone

crearon el nombre de la empresa mediante la unión de sus apellidos — the name of the company was created by joining together o combining their surnames

solicitaron su unión a la OTAN en 1993 — they applied to join NATO in 1993

b)

en unión con o de — (=acompañado de) together with, along with; (=en asociación con) in association with, together with

viajó a París en unión de sus colegas — he travelled to Paris together with o along with his associates

la construcción del centro fue concedida a Unitex, en unión con otra empresa — the contract to build the centre was awarded to Unitex, in association with another firm

2) (=cualidad) unity

hemos fracasado por falta de unión — we have failed through lack of unity

la unión de los cristianos está muy lejana todavía — Christian unity is still a long way off

3) (=organización)

unión aduanera — customs union

Unión Europea — European Union

Unión General de Trabajadores — Esp socialist union confederation

Unión Monetaria (Europea) — (European) Monetary Union

Unión Panamericana — Pan-American Union

Unión Soviética — ( Hist) Soviet Union

4) [de pareja] (=matrimonio) union

su unión en santo matrimonio — their union in holy matrimony

unión consensual — common-law marriage

unión de parejas de hecho — civil union

unión libre — cohabitation

5) (Mec) joint

punto de unión — junction (entre between)

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femenino
1)
a) (acción)

la unión de las dos empresas — the merger of the two companies

la unión de estos factores — the combination of these factors

la unión hace la fuerza — united we stand

b) (agrupación) association
c) la Unión Americana (Méx) (Period) (Estados Unidos) the United States
2) (relación) union, relationship; (matrimonio) union, marriage
3) (juntura) joint
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= coming together, joining together, linkage, confounding, piecing together, union, junction, marriage, togetherness, bringing together, conjoining.
Ex. Knowledge generally evolves from an identifiable base, and often new subjects arise from the coming together of two previously separate subjects.
Ex. Such schemes are essentially analytical in nature, but do not permit any synthesis or joining together of concepts that have been divided from one another.
Ex. We have just stated that the linkage of varying titles and varying forms of entry have to be done on the same basis in an automated situation as in a manual situation.
Ex. The confounding of opposites is also common though, again, care has to be taken to see that we do not confound two subjects on which extensive literature exists.
Ex. Progress in research is dependent on the piecing together of items of information from many sources.
Ex. By such mutual assistance, the wits and endeavours of the world may no longer be as so many scattered coals, or firebrands, which, for want of union are soon quenched, whereas, being but laid together, they would have yielded a comfortable light and heat.
Ex. People value the public library highly as an educational and community resource and the library acts as an 'information junction' to bind the community together.
Ex. Multimedia encyclopedias on CD-ROM are a nearly perfect marriage of technology and content.
Ex. Mayo maintained that workers are motivated by 'togetherness' and crave individual recognition within the group = Mayo mantenía que los trabajadores se motivan por la solidaridad y anhelan el reconocimiento individual dentro del grupo.
Ex. I have already mentioned that the bringing together of the various editions is the real problem.
Ex. This sign is in effect a prototypical example of the conjoining of words and images.
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* falta de unión = disunity.
* la unión hace la fuerza = strength in numbers, strength in numbers.
* unión civil = civil union.
* unión monetaria = monetary union.
* Unión Monetaria Europea (UME) = European Monetary Union (EMU).
* unión política = political union.
* Unión Soviética, la = Soviet Union, the, USSR, the.
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femenino
1)
a) (acción)

la unión de las dos empresas — the merger of the two companies

la unión de estos factores — the combination of these factors

la unión hace la fuerza — united we stand

b) (agrupación) association
c) la Unión Americana (Méx) (Period) (Estados Unidos) the United States
2) (relación) union, relationship; (matrimonio) union, marriage
3) (juntura) joint
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= coming together, joining together, linkage, confounding, piecing together, union, junction, marriage, togetherness, bringing together, conjoining.

Ex: Knowledge generally evolves from an identifiable base, and often new subjects arise from the coming together of two previously separate subjects.

Ex: Such schemes are essentially analytical in nature, but do not permit any synthesis or joining together of concepts that have been divided from one another.
Ex: We have just stated that the linkage of varying titles and varying forms of entry have to be done on the same basis in an automated situation as in a manual situation.
Ex: The confounding of opposites is also common though, again, care has to be taken to see that we do not confound two subjects on which extensive literature exists.
Ex: Progress in research is dependent on the piecing together of items of information from many sources.
Ex: By such mutual assistance, the wits and endeavours of the world may no longer be as so many scattered coals, or firebrands, which, for want of union are soon quenched, whereas, being but laid together, they would have yielded a comfortable light and heat.
Ex: People value the public library highly as an educational and community resource and the library acts as an 'information junction' to bind the community together.
Ex: Multimedia encyclopedias on CD-ROM are a nearly perfect marriage of technology and content.
Ex: Mayo maintained that workers are motivated by 'togetherness' and crave individual recognition within the group = Mayo mantenía que los trabajadores se motivan por la solidaridad y anhelan el reconocimiento individual dentro del grupo.
Ex: I have already mentioned that the bringing together of the various editions is the real problem.
Ex: This sign is in effect a prototypical example of the conjoining of words and images.
* falta de unión = disunity.
* la unión hace la fuerza = strength in numbers, strength in numbers.
* unión civil = civil union.
* unión monetaria = monetary union.
* Unión Monetaria Europea (UME) = European Monetary Union (EMU).
* unión política = political union.
* Unión Soviética, la = Soviet Union, the, USSR, the.

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unión
feminine
A
1
(acción): la unión de las dos empresas the merger of the two companies
con la unión de nuestros esfuerzos by combining our efforts
la unión de estos factores the combination of these factors
la unión hace la fuerza united we stand
2 (agrupación) association
3
la Unión Americana (Méx) (Estados Unidos) the United States, the States (colloq)
B (relación) union, relationship; (matrimonio) union, marriage
de esta unión nacieron dos hijos two children were born of this union
C (juntura) joint
Compuestos:
unión civil
(homosexual) ≈ civil partnership; (heterosexual) ≈ couple in a stable relationship (who acquire legal rights and responsibilities)
unión de hecho
unión civil
unión libre
(AmL) unmarried union; cohabitation
Unión de Industrias de la Comunidad Europea
(UE) Union of Industrial and Employers' Confederations of Europe
Unión Económica y Monetaria
(UE) Economic and Monetary Union
Unión Europea
European Union
Unión Europea Occidental
(UE)
Western European Union
Unión Soviética
(Hist) Soviet Union
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unión sustantivo femenino
1
a) (acción):

la unión de las dos empresas the merger of the two companies;

la unión de estos factores the combination of these factors
b) (agrupación) association

c)

la Uunión Americana (Méx) (Period) the United States

2 (relación) union, relationship;
(matrimonio) union, marriage
3 (juntura) joint
unión sustantivo femenino
1 (coalición) union
Unión Europea, European Union
2 (asociación) association
unión de consumidores, consumers' association
3 (cohesión) unity
4 (matrimonio, ligazón) union
5 (juntura) joint
'unión' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
abogada
- abogado
- camaradería
- cohabitación
- conflictividad
- fracturar
- revigorizar
- sindical
- sindicarse
- sindicato
- soldadura
- UE
- UEFA
- unidad
- URSS
- alianza
- casamiento
- conjunción
- empate
- enlace
- gremial
- gremio
- llamar
- sindicalismo
- sindicalizarse
- Unión Europea
- Unión Soviética
- vínculo
English:
connection
- EMU
- EU
- European Union
- inflame
- intervene
- mating
- membership
- mismatch
- rep
- togetherness
- trade union
- trades union
- union
- Union Jack
- belong
- blue
- capacity
- European
- join
- joint
- labor union
- marriage
- official
- rank
- shop
- Soviet
- student
- trade
- TUC
- USSR
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unión nf
1. [asociación] union;
en unión con o [m5]de together with;
acudió a la ceremonia en unión de su familia she attended the ceremony together with her family
Comp
unión aduanera customs union;
Unión Africana African Union;
Méx la Unión Americana the United States;
la Unión Europea the European Union;
Unión Monetaria Monetary Union;
Antes Unión Soviética Soviet Union
2. [acción] joining, union;
un compuesto es el resultado de la unión de dos palabras a compound is the result of the joining of two words;
la unión de las dos empresas the union o merger of the two companies
3. [juntura, adherimiento] join, joint
4. [cohesión] unity;
hay que potenciar la unión entre los ciudadanos we must foster a sense of unity among citizens;
Comp
la unión hace la fuerza unity is strength
5. [matrimonio] marriage, union
Comp
unión de hecho unmarried couple
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unión
f
1 union;
la unión hace la fuerza united we stand
2 TÉC joint
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unión nf, pl uniones
1) : union
2) juntura: joint, coupling
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unión n
1. (enlace) union
2. (unidad) unity
la unión hace la fuerza unity is strength
Unión Europea European Union

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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