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Spanish translation of 'unit'

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[ˈjuːnɪt ]
(Administration, Electricity and Electronics, Mechanics, Mathematics, Military) unidad f
(for marking purposes) unidad f de valor
(mechanism) conjunto m
administrative/linguistic/monetary unit unidad f administrativa/lingüística/monetaria
unit of account unidad f de cuenta
a unit of measurement una unidad de medida
(complete section, part)
[of textbook] módulo munidad f
(device) aparato m
a kitchen unit un módulo de cocina
3.  (building)
intensive care unit unidad f de cuidados intensivos
sports unit polideportivo m
the shop units remain unlet los locales comerciales siguen sin traspasarse
the staff accommodation unit las viviendas de los empleados
4.  (group of people) unidad f
(in firm) centro m
army unit unidad f militar
research/information unit centro m de investigación/información
family unit núcleo m familiarfamilia f

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Example Sentences Including 'unit'

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Expect to interact with specialized new devices that will send and receive small units of information.
Larry Downes THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)
He groups these units and jobs into an organization structure.
Peter F. Drucker MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
He will now hunt for smaller units away from the hustle and bustle to keep his company alive.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Objectives are the foundation for designing both the structure of the business and the work of individual units and individual managers.
Peter F. Drucker THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)
The top management of the unit should be small.
Peter F. Drucker MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
The programs are processed as a single unit thus avoiding wasted computer time as each program is loaded.
Samways, B. & Byrne-Jones, T. Computers Basic Facts (1983)
Certain couples do behave as a single unit in many areas of their lives and this is just one example.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He was organising sabotage units and armed groups.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
If you do box them in, turn the housing into a small shelving unit.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
It helps you track both the units of alcohol and the calories in your drinks.
The Sun (2016)
Strong cider is taxed less per unit of alcohol than any other drink.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They can be merged into larger units for bigger groups looking to stay together.
The Sun (2015)
This works out as about a quarter of a unit of alcohol for an average 100g serving.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
As long as you've got a good team unit together it doesn't matter where you are.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's just a case of working as a unit.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We work as a unit and we are definitely ready.
The Sun (2016)
A mobile casualty unit was set up although passengers with serious injuries were flown by helicopter to hospital.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
After news spread of his arrest, special forces units withdrew from the frontline in protest.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Another 12 units will be set up to monitor former injured troops.
The Sun (2010)
Different officers used different military drill manuals, leading to chaos when their units tried to work together.
Smithsonian Mag (2017)
Staff shortages are a bigger driver: unable to get enough doctors to keep small units safe, health chiefs prefer to shut them down.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The delivery unit was set up in 2001 to help make government more efficient.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The family need to heal and come together as a unit.
The Sun (2012)
They work as a unit and eat as one, too.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We were such a close family unit and time together was treasured and precious.
The Sun (2010)
No one appeared to have told the American special forces unit.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
One illustration will suffice, provided by a friend who worked for many years in a cardiac unit.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
One disadvantage of ranking techniques is that they only provide feedback to employees regarding their relative standings in the work unit.
Tompkins, Jonathan Human Resource Management in Government (1995)

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'unit' in Other Languages

British English: unit /ˈjuːnɪt/ NOUN
If you consider something as a unit, you consider it as a single complete thing.
...the basic family unit.
  • American English: unit
  • Arabic: وَحْدَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: unidade
  • Chinese: 个体
  • Croatian: jedinica
  • Czech: jednotka
  • Danish: enhed
  • Dutch: eenheid
  • European Spanish: unidad
  • Finnish: yksikkö
  • French: unité
  • German: Einheit
  • Greek: μονάδα
  • Italian: unità
  • Japanese: 単一体
  • Korean: 단위
  • Norwegian: enhet
  • Polish: jednostka
  • European Portuguese: unidade
  • Romanian: unitate
  • Russian: единица
  • Spanish: unidad
  • Swedish: enhet
  • Thai: หน่วย
  • Turkish: ünite
  • Ukrainian: одиниця
  • Vietnamese: đơn vị


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