In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(agrado, placer)satisfactionla satisfacción del deber cumplido — the satisfaction of a job well done
- esperamos que sea de su entera satisfacción — we hope it will be to your complete satisfaction
- lo demostró a mi entera satisfacción — he proved it to my complete satisfaction
- es una satisfacción para mí el poder ayudarte — it is a pleasure to be able to help you
- recibió con satisfacción la noticia — she was pleased when she heard the news
- nuestros hijos no nos han dado más que satisfacciones — our children have given us every reason to be proud of them
- lo hizo solo por darme una satisfacción — he did it just to please me
2.1(de una necesidad, deseo)satisfactionfulfillment USfulfilment British
2.2(por una ofensa)satisfactionexijo una satisfacción — I demand satisfaction
2.3(de una deuda)paymentsettlement
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