In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(oficina) office(estudio) study
2(envío)dispatchdespatchse encarga del despacho de las cartas — he is responsible for dispatching / sending the mail
3.1(atención)modificaciones que permiten el rápido despacho de pasajeros — improvements allowing passengers to be dealt with more quickly
(tienda)shopdespacho de pan — (selling bread made off the premises) baker's shop
- despacho de lotería — lottery agency/kiosk
- el despacho de localidades abre a las diez — the box office / ticket office opens at ten o'clock
4(comunicado)communiquéMilitary dispatchJournalism report
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