Translation of compra in English:

compra

feminine noun

  • 1

    (acción)
    hemos estado muy ocupados con la compra de la casa we've been very busy with buying the house
    • has hecho una excelente compra that was a good buy
    • ir de compras to go shopping
    • hicimos algunas compras we did some shopping / we bought a few things
    • hacer la compra(Spain) / (Latin America) las compras para la semana to do the weekly shopping
    • la lista de la compra(Spain) / (Latin America) 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 / the purchase of two or more items makes you eligible to take part in our draw
    • estar de compras to be in the family way
  • 2

    (cosa comprada)
    buy
    purchase formal
    este vestido fue una buena/mala compra this dress was a good/bad buy
    • pon la compra en la cocina put what you've bought in the kitchen