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TRANSLATION OF LEGAL AND BUSINESS TERMS

( English - English-Spanish- Section I ) A , B , C , D , E , F , G , H , I , J , K , L , M , N , O , P , Q , R , S , T , U , V , W , X , Y , Z

( Spanish - Spanish-English - Section II ) A , B , C , CH , D , E , F , G , H , I , J , K , L , LL , M , N , O , P , Q , R , S , T , U , V , W , X , Y , Z

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For other dictionaries see: Other On-line Dictionaries

 

Section I

 

ENGLISH - SPANISH

 

"A"

Academy - Academia

Accident - Accidente

Account - Cuenta,

Accountant - Contador; Certified Public Accountant - Contador Público (Certificado)

Accord (agreement) - Acuerdo

Accrued - Devengado, Acumulado (accumulated), Rédito

Accuse - Acusar

Accused - Acusado

Accuser - Acusador, Querellante

Accused - Acusado, Procesado

Acknowledge - Reconocer

Acknowledgement - Reconocimiento

Acquire - Adquirir

Acquisition - Adquisiciòn

Acquit - Absolver;

Acre - Acre (0.404687 hectáres)

Act - Actuar, Acta

Actuary - Actuario, Registrador

Admit - Admitir

Address - Dirección, Domicilio

Adjudge - Juzgar, Adjudicar

Admit - Admitir

Administrator - Administrador

Affiliate - Asociar

Agency - Agencia, Mandato

Agent - Agente, mandatario, apoderado

Agree - Convenir, Acordar

Agreement - Convenio, Acuerdo

Allegation - Alegato, Alegación

Amend - Modificar

Amnesty - Amnistía

Amount - Cantidad, Suma

Applicant - Solicitante

Application - Solicitud

Apply - Aplicar

Appoint - Designar, Nombrar

Appraisal - Avalúo

Arbitration - Arbitraje

Arrest - Arrestar, Arresto

Assembly - Asamblea

Asset - Activo, Bien, Propiedad

Assign - Asignar, Transferir

Assignment - Cesión, Traspaso

Association - Asociación

Attach - Anexar, Embargar

Attest - Dar Fe, Certificar

Attorney - Abogado

Attorney (at Law) - Licenciado en Derecho

(To) Auction - Subastar, Rematar

(An) Auction - Subasta

Audit - Auditoría

Authenticate - Autenticar

Authority - Autoridad

Authorization - Autorización

Average - Promedio

"B"

Bankruptcy - (commercial) Quiebra, (civil) Concurso

Bank - Banco

Beneficiary - Beneficiario , fideicomisario (en fideicomiso)

Benefit(s) - Beneficio(s)

Bodyguard - Guardaesplada

Broker - Corredor

Budget - Presupuesto

Bylaw - Reglamento, Estatuto

Buyer - Comprador

"C"

Cheapen - Abaratar

Citizen - Ciudadano(a)

Crime - Crimen, Delito

Code - Código

Competency - Competencia

Competent- Competente

Confess - Confesar

Contract - Contrato

(to) Contract - Contratar

court - Corte, Juzgado

Culpable - Culpable

Custom(s) - Costumbres , Aduana (as in import/export)

"D"

Debt - Deuda

Defendant - Demandado

Defender - Defensor

Defense - Defensa

Delinquent - Delincuente

Deputy - Diputado

Department - Departamento

Deputy Sheriff - Asistente de Aguacil

Detention - Detención

Document - Documento

Dollar - Dolar

"E"

Encumber - Gravar, Embargar

Encumbrance - Gravamen

Enforcement - Ejecución, Aplicacion Cohersiva

Estate - Sucesión

Execute - Ejecutar , Suscribir

Execution - Ejecución

Executor- Albacea

Executrix - Albacea

Exonerate - Exonerar

Expert - Experto , Perito

(to) Export - Exportar

"F"

Fees - Honorarios

Finger Print - Huella Digital

Fiscal - Fiscal

Flag - Bandera

Flagged (standard bearer) - Abanderado; to Flag - Abanderar

Foreclosoure - Ejecución, Declararción de incumplimiento y exegir cumplimiento

Foreign - del extranjero, extraño

Foreigner - extranjero

"G"

Guarantee - Garantía

Government - Gobierno

Guilty - Culpable

"H"

Hectare - Hectaria

Heritage - Herencia

Heir - Heredero

"I"

Immigration - Inmigración

(to) Import - Importar

Inheritance - Herencia

Institution - Institución

(written) Instrument - Escritura

(Public) Instrument - Escritura Pública

Insurance - Seguro

Insurance Policy - Póliza de Seguro

Invest - Invertir

Investor - Inversionista

"J"

Jail - Carcel

(to) Jail - Encarcelar

Judicial - Judicial

judged - juzgado

judgement - Sentencia

jurisprudence - Jurisprudencia

Jurisdiction - Jurisdicción

Jury - Jurado

"K"

Kilometer - Kilometro

"L"

Law - Derecho, Ley

Lawyer - Abogado

Letter Requisit - Carta Rogatoria

(to) Leave - Dejar, Irse

Lien - Gravamen, Embargo

(to) Lien - Embargar, Gravar

"M"

Maintenance - Mantenimiento

Mayor - Alcalde , Presidente Municipal

Metes and Bounds - Medidas y Colindancias - (medidas usadas para describir el tamaño de un lote y las areas adjuntas a ello)

Migration - Migración

Minister - Minstro

Ministry - Ministerio

Minor - Menor

Municipal - Municipal

"N"

Naturalization - Naturalización

Negotiate - Negociar

Notary - Notario

Notary Public - Notario Público

"O"

"Of-Course" - Presupuesto

Offspring - Sucesión

(to) Omit - Omitir

"P"

Petition - Petición

Plantiff - Demandante

Policy - Póliza

Power - Poder

Power of Attorney - Poder

Premium (as a fee) - Prima

President - Presidente

Presumed - Presunto

Prision - Prisión

Procedure - Procedimiento

Proceeding - Procedimiento, Trámite

Process - Proceso, Trámite

Property - Propiedad

Promissory note - Pagaré

Property Tax (on Real Estate) - Impuesto Predial

Public - Público

Public Registry - Registro Público

Publish - Publicar

Purchaser - Comprador(a)

"Q"

(to) Quit - Parar , Dejar de Hacer

"R"

Real Estate - Bien Inmueble, Bien Raiz (Bienes Raíces)

Real Right - Derecho Real (vs. derecho personal)

Real Property - Bien Inmueble

Registry - Registro , Inscrpción

Regular - Regular

Regulate - Regular, Reglamentar

Representative - Representante, Agente

Request - Petición, Solicitud

Responsible - Responsable

Restricted - Restringuida(o)

Restricted Zone - Zona Restringuida

Right - Derecho, Derecha (right hand or turn to the right)

(to) Represent - Representar

Representative - Representante, Diputado (en camara de diputados o de representantes)

"S"

Sale - Venta

(forced) Sale - Remate

Secondary Law - Reglamento

Secretariat - Secretaría

Security -Seguridad

Sell - Vender,

Seller - Vendedor(a)

Senator - Senador

Sentence - Sentencia

Service - Servicio

Sheriff - Aguacil

(to) Sign - Firmar

State - Estado

State Department - Departamento de Estado, Secretaría de Gobernación

Statute - Estatuto

Step - Paso, Trámite

Strange - Extraño, Raro

Succesion - Sucesión

Sum - Suma

Survey of Land or Plot - Estudio Topográfico

"T"

Tax - Impuesto

Testimony - Testimonio( dar testimonio; documento oral o escrito)

Topographical Study - Estudio Topográfico

Tribunal - Tribunal

Trust - Confianza (confidence), Fideicomsio (trust contract)

Trustee - Fiduciario (en fideicomiso)

Trustor - Fideicomitente

"U"

"V"

VAT (Value Added Tax) - IVA (Impuesto al Valor Agregado)

"W"

Writ - Escrito, Escritura

"X"

"Y"

"Z"

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Section II

 

SPANISH - ENGLISH

Verbs in Spanish end in (ar), (er) or (ir) prior to conjugation

 

"A"

Abanderado - Flagged (standard bearer)

Abanderar - To Flag

Abaratar - Cheapen

Abogado- Lawyer , Attorney

Absolver - Acquit

Academia - Academy

Accidente - Accident

Acordar - Agree

Acre - Acre (0.404687 hectáres)

Acta - Act

Activo - Asset

Actuar - Act

Actuario - Actuary

Acuerdo -Accord, Agreement

Acumulado - Accrued

Acusador - Accuser

Acusar- Accuse

Acusado- Accused Procesado

Admitir - Admit

Administrador - Administrator

Adquirir - Acquire

Adquisiciòn - Acquisition

Adjudicar - Adjudge

Aduana - Customs (as in import/export)

Agencia - Agency

Agente - Agent, Representative

Aguacil - Sheriff

Albacea - Executor, Executrix

Alcalde (Presidente Municipal) - Mayor

Alegato - Allegation

Amnistía - Amnesty

Anexar - (to) Attach, (to) Annex

Aplicar -Apply

Apoderado - Agent, Empowered party

Arbitraje - Arbitration

Arrestar -To Arrest

Arresto - Arrest, Detention

Asamblea - Assembly

Asignar - (to) Assign

Asociación - Association

Asociar- (to) Affiliate

Auditoría - Audit

Autenticar - Authenticate

Autoridad- Authority

Autorización - Authorization

Avalúo - Appraisal

"B"

Banco - Bank

Bandera - Flag

Beneficario - Beneficiary

Beneficio(s) - Benefit(s)

Bien(es) - Asset(s) , Good

Bien Inmueble (Inmueble) - Real Property, Real Estate

Bien Raiz (Bienes Raíces) - Real Estate

"C"

Cantidad - Amount

Carcel - Jail

Carta Rogatoria - Letter Requisit

Certificar - Certify Subastar - Auction

Cesión - Assignment

Ciudadano(a) - Citizen

Código - Code

Competencia - Competency

Competente - Competent

Comprador(a) - Buyer, Purchaser

Concurso - (civil) Bankruptcy, Contest

Confianza - Condfidence , Trust (trust worthiness)

Contratar - (to) Contract

Contrato - Contract

Convenir - Agree

Convenio - Agreement

Corredor - Broker

Cuenta - Account

Culpable - Culpable, Guilty

"CH"

"D"

Dar Fe - Attest

Defensa - Defense

Defensor - Defender

Delincuente - Delinquent

Delito - Crime, Transgression of Law

Demandante - Plantiff

Demandado - Defendent, Sued

Departamento - Department

Derecho - Law, Right

Derecho Real - Real Right (vs. personal right)

Derecha - Right (hand or turn)

Detención - Detention

Deuda - Debt

Devengado - Accrued

Diputado - Deputy , Represenative (in House of Representatives)

Dirección - Direction, Address

Dolar - Dollar

Domicilio - Domicile, Address

Dejar (lugar) - (to) Leave (a place)

Dejar de Hacer - (to) Quit

Designar - (to) Designate, Appoint

Documentar - (to) Document

Documento - Document

"E"

Ejecución - Execution, Enforcement, Foreclourse

Ejecutar - (to) Execute, (to) Sign

Embargar - (to) Attach (in court proceedings), (to) Encumber, (to) Lien

Encarcelar - (to) Jail

Escrito - Writ

Escritura - Writ, (written) Instrument

Escritura Pública- Public Instrument

Estado - State

Estatuto - Statute, Bylaw

Estudio Topográfico - Land or Plot Survey

Experto - Expert

Exportar - (to) Export

Extraño - Strange, Foreign

Exonerar - Exonerate

Extranjero - Foreigner

(del) Extranjero - Foreign, from Abroad

"F"

Fideicomiso - Trust (trust contract)

Fideicomisario - Beneficiary (of trust contract)

Fidecomitente - Trustor , Trust Grantor / Creator

Fiduciario - Fiduciary , Trustee (as holder in trust)

Fiscal - Fiscal

"G"

Garantía - Guarantee

Gobierno - Government

Gravamen - Lien, Encumbrance

Gravar - Encumber

Guardaespalda - Bodyguard

"H"

Hectaria - Hectare

Heredero - Heir

Herencia - Inheritance, Heritage

Honorarios - Fees

Huella Digital - Finger Print

"I"

Importar - (to) Import

Impuesto - Tax

Impuesto Predial - Property Tax (on Real Estate)

Inscripción - Registry

Infactor de Ley - Law Braker

Inmigración - Immigration

Inmueble - Real Property, Real Estate

Institución - Institution

Invertir - Invest

Inversionista - Investor

IVA (Impuesto al Valor Agregado) - VAT (Value Added Tax)

"J"

Judicial - Judicial

Jurado - jury

Jurisdicción - Jurisdiction

jurisprudencia - jurisprudence

Juzgar - (to) Judge

juzgado - Judged, Court

"K"

Kilometro - Kilometer

"L"

Ley - Law

Licenciado (en Derecho) - Attorney at Law, Lawyer

"LL"

"M"

Mandatario, Agent, Empowered party

Mandato - Agency, Empowerment

Mantenimiento - Maintenance

Medidas y Colindancias - Metes and Bounds (measurements used to decribe the size of a lot and the areas adjacent to it)

Menor - Minor

Migración - Migration

Ministerio - Ministry

Ministro - Minster

Modificar - Amend

Municipal - Municipal

"N"

Naturalización - Naturalization

Negotiar - (to) Negociate

Nombrar - (to) Name, Appoint, Designate

Notario Público - Public Notary

"O"

Omitir - (to) Omit

"P"

Pagaré - Promissory note

Parar - (to) Quit, (to) Stand up

Perito - Expert

Petición - Petition, Request

Poder - Authority, Power

Póliza - Policy

Póliza de Seguro - Insurance Policy

Predial - Pertaining to Real Property (see "Impuesto Predial")

Presidente - President

Presidente Municipal - Mayor

Presunto - Presumed

Presupuesto - Budget, "Of-Course"

Prima - Premium (as a fee), Female Cousin

Prisión - Prision

Procedimiento - Procedure

Procesado - Accused, Processed

Promedio - Average

Propiedad - Property

Publicar - (to) Publish

Público - Public

"Q"

Querella - Complaint, Accusation

Querellante - Accuser, Complainer

Quiebra - (commercial) Bankruptcy

"R"

Robo - Robbery

Reconocer - Acknowledge

Reconocimiento - Acknowledgement

Rédito - Accrued

Reglamentar - Regulate

Registrador - Registrator

Registro - Registry

Registro Público - Public Registry

Reglamento - Bylaw, Secondary Law

Regular - Regulate, Regular

Rematar - (to) Auction, (to) Sell-off

Remate - Close-out Sale, Forced Sale

Responsable - Responsible

Restringuida(o) - Restricted

"S"

Secretaría - Secretariat (as in ministry of government)

Seguridad - Security

Seguro - Insurance (see Poliza de Seguro - Insurance Policy)

Senador - Senator

Sentencia - Sentence, Judgement

Servicio - Service

Solicitante - Applicant

Solicitud - Application

Subastar - To Auction

Subasta - Auction

Sucesión - Succesion, Offspring, Estate

Suma - Sum, Amount

Subastar - Auction

Suscribir - (to) Sign, (to) Execute (a document)

"T"

Testimonio - Testimony (give testimony; written or oral document)

Trámite - Proceeding, Process, Step

Transferir - (to) Transfer

Traspaso - Assignment, Transfer

Tribunal - Tribunal

"U"

"V"

Vendedor(a) - Seller

Vender - Sell,

Venta - Sale

Violencia - Violence

"W"

"X"

"Y"

"Z"

Zona - Zone

Zona Restringuida - Restricted Zone

 

 

OTHER ON-LINE DICTIONARIES

http://www.law.com (look for dictionary link)

http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rbeard/diction.html (Listing of many "links" of different language dictionaries of the world)

http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rbeard/diction3.html#spanish (Listing of many "linls" of different Spnaish language dictionaries)

http://www.fodors.com/language - Living Language

http://www.systransoft.com (Language trasnlator)

http://www.activa.arrakis.es/ind-en.htm (Translator) (inactive last time I tried it)

http://www3.anaya.es/diccionario/diccionar.htm (VOX Dictionaries)

http://ployglot.lss.wisc.edu/lss/lang/langlink.html (teaching tools and links to other sites)

http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rbeard/diction.html It has 800 dictionaries covering 160 languages

http:///travlang.com lists sites that lean toward useful phrases rather than word translation.