In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(educación)educationuna mujer sin instrucción — an uneducated woman
- se ha hecho cargo de la instrucción de los niños — she has taken responsibility for the children's education / for educating the children
- han recibido instrucción sobre estos métodos — they have been trained in these methods
(de una causa)tryinghearingla instrucción de un sumario — the preliminary investigation into a case
3instrucciones feminine plural
3.2(órdenes)instructionstengo instrucciones de no dejarlo solo — I have instructions / I have been told not to leave him alone
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