Translation of union in Spanish:

union

unión, n.

Pronunciation /ˈjunjən//ˈjuːnjən//ˈjuːnjɪən/

noun

  • 1

    (act, state)
    unión feminine
    • In fact, the UK has probably passed the point of maximum political returns for joining the single currency union.
    • Then there are the Buddhas: the spiritual union of perfect oneness beyond speech.
    • In one case, actors of each kind were joined together in near-Siamese union, each performing in his own way.
    • The voices spoke in perfect union; men, women and children each spoke with their own voice, all equal in death.
    • So while protecting ourselves abroad, let us form a more perfect union here at home.
    • The vision of a socialist economic and political union includes a single currency, but not as others know it.
    • For him, Asia and Europe was his parents, and he sought a more perfect union.
    • Grafted roses can put out suckers from the rootstock below the bud union.
    • To balance this he remained a staunch member of the Church of England and a firm believer in the indissoluble union between Church and State.
    • Even EU President Romano Prodi has said he views economic union as going hand in hand with political union.
    • It's not one of denial, it's one of bringing the body and the mind into perfect unity and union.
    • More than a political and economic union, the EU represents a community of values.
    • A task force was created to draft a plan of union, and a timeline was proposed.
    • The idea of incorporation brings organic relationship into the present and the future by aspiring to a more perfect union, human and divine.
    • They envisioned a more perfect union with freedom, liberty, justice, and equality for all Americans.
    • The monetary union furthermore operates with a central bank whose primary concern is to combat inflation.
    • This fact of currency union renders all the sophistry of the Chancellor's five tests otiose.
    • Political and economic union have not developed swiftly or easily, and the development of a common intelligence policy is likely to be similar.
    • He begins with the Zen garden, ‘quintessentially a place for meditation, the perfect union of nature and contrivance’.
    • Plant the roots so the bud union or graft is 2 inches below the ground level.
    • This is about - not just about economic monetary union, it's about political union as well.
    • Looking at Hong Kong designers and brands, we see a perfect, seamless union of tradition and innovation.
    • Earthly marriage reveals new measures of his grace and glory to those made one in him, while also mirroring the more perfect union of God with his people.
    • After World War II, the Grand Duchy became an active participant in the process of forming economic and political union within Europe.
    • The right wine can create a delightful union with a roast and companion dish.
    • But there were huge differences between Ireland and the others, the key one being our political and currency union with Germany.
    • The final goal of Shaivism is realizing one's identity with Shiva in perfect union and non-differentiation (monism).
    • Ultimately, we tear our spirits out of our bodies as our way of declaring harmonious union.
    • Budding is usually done at ground level, and often times the rootstock will send up shoots from below the bud union.
    • At the Council of Ferrara-Florence in 1438-39 the union of the churches was finally realised.
    • Young notes the sexual imagery in the poem as a representation of the ‘perfect union between poet and image.’
    • Economic and political union cannot be separated.
    • The point is that I also think it quite reasonable to not want to join in closer political union with the EU.
    • The union makes perfect sense - rai is both Algeria's punk music and its signature dance music.
    • And he exists in perfect love and union with the Father.
    • They're looking for the perfect union between business and art.
    • Nearer home, there were attempts from 1947 onwards to form a political and economic union of Western Europe.
    • Individuals of both, mingling with the citizens, disseminated principles of union among them.
    • Your description seems more in keeping with the union of opposites and elements in alchemy.
    • Everything in it, on the level of staging, lighting, cutting and framing, creates that sense and sensation of perfect union, of the oneness of the lovers.
  • 2

    the Union (the United States) los Estados Unidos
    • the State of the Union message el informe presidencial (sobre el estado de la nación)
  • 3

    (association of workers)
    sindicato masculine
    gremio masculine Southern Cone Peru
    (official/movement) (before noun) sindical
    (official/movement) (before noun) gremial Southern Cone
    union card carné de afiliado masculine
    • union member sindicalista
    • union membership afiliación sindical / a un sindicato
    • Members of the tugboat and barge operators union will now have to vote on the proposed deal - a process that could take up to six weeks.
    • The union estimated that between 80 and 90 per cent of its members walked out of job centres and benefit offices on Monday.
    • The union is calling on trade unionists to bombard the council with messages of protest.
    • If the union leaders refuse to fight then New Labour will get a breathing space on some fronts.
    • The union constantly assists trade unions in poor countries to organise and campaign for human rights and acceptable labour standards.
    • This is bound up both with the bipartisan support for these attacks on city employees, and with the role of the city unions and the entire trade union bureaucracy.
    • Back in the mid-1990s, the union leaders got the idea to unionize my then small business with its six production employees.
    • It would be replaced by a system in which the faculty would be represented by a few union leaders.
    • We are 100 per cent behind our union, as every firefighter knows our fight for better pay is a just one.
    • The number of national unions varied during the times, mainly because of frequent mergers.
    • Because of the anti trade union laws the union reps couldn't call one officially.
    • At the end of the book, he declares that labour historians must pay attention to those wage earners who rejected class struggle and who were more loyal to their churches than to their unions.
    • I would have preferred the plumbers union myself.
    • Each of the unions are now seeking national executive endorsement for industrial action.
    • The national teachers' unions like to present themselves as the underdog in the fight over school reform.
    • The union leaders were forced to call for a general strike and the cabinet rushed to end the dispute.
    • It was signed with teaching unions - except the National Union of Teachers - in January.
    • The union wants a four percent pay increase and a trust fund to protect workers' entitlements.
    • They have spoken to Unison branches and met trade unionists from other unions.
    • The unions gained one percent but went three weeks with no pay.
  • 4

    (at college, university)
    (society) asociación de estudiantes feminine
    (society) federación de estudiantes feminine
    (building) centro estudiantil en el campus
    • These groups include clubs, teams, societies, unions, and centres on campus (to name but a few).
    • The society serves as a union of personalities lobbying for the success of the institution similar to the Philadelphia Orchestra.
    • I don't think there's a Turk union or association or club chapter.
    • Honestly, the activities of our student union are too ephemeral: often changing and always short-lived.
  • 5formal

    (marriage, relationship)
    unión feminine
    • This strange partnership was rightly described as more of an ‘arranged marriage than a romantic union.’
    • The bride and groom take a drink to symbolize their union.
    • Marriage is a union of souls, not just bodies and hearts.
    • But she said that while both parties consented to arranged marriages, forced unions were made under duress.
    • The study found that 22 percent of married or domestic partner couples report they are involved in a religiously diverse union.
    • It is as though all traces of eroticism have been whitewashed out of the movie's principal heterosexual union.
    • Gratian ascribed to the concubinage relationship the quality of marital affection which the Roman jurists had reserved for marriage unions.
    • In contrast, older people living in stable marriages are prevented from taking communion simply because their union has not been blessed in church.
    • The proclamation went on to define marriage as ‘a union between a man and a woman.’
    • A marriage is considered a union of two families as well as two individuals.
    • In other words, no state will be required to grant marriage benefits to unions other than marriage; those incidents are left up to the voters to decide.
    • In 1985, at least 75 percent of all new unions between women and men were established without the payment of bride wealth.
    • Gay and lesbian Vermonters do not have the right to call their unions marriage.
    • Although my parents emulate everything I would hope to find in a union, my interests have focussed on many not able to offer such a thing.
    • We need to demand the same respect under the law for our unions that heterosexual marriage provides.
    • Should the Church bless same-sex unions and ordain gay and lesbian people in same-sex partnership?
    • So when Henry met nursing student Joy Martin three years ago and the two fell in love, they decided they wanted a holy union in a Catholic church.
    • This reception also symbolizes and makes real our union with the whole Church.
    • Same-sex marriage advocates are urging MPs to defeat an anticipated motion from the Canadian Alliance defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
    • Marriage is considered a union of two families, not the choice of two individuals.
  • 6

    (connecting part)
    unión feminine
    • Split hoses can be repaired with a proper union joint or re-attach the hose to the machine.
    • Planting the union below soil level helps protect from the cold and planting the union above soil level makes it easier to detect and remove suckers.
    • The vertical gas line comes to a T joint below the union toward the bottom side of the water heater and is connected to the top vertical opening of the T joint.