In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acción)se recomienda el envío por correo aéreo — you are advised to send it air mail
- se autorizó el envío de los fondos — the remittance / sending of the money was authorized
- su padre le hace envíos periódicos de dinero — his father sends him money periodically
- [ S ] envíos a domicilio sin recargo — free home delivery
- fecha de envío — date of dispatch
2(partida)(de mercancías) consignment(de mercancías) shipment(de dinero) remittance
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