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Translation of "conversion" - English-Spanish dictionary

conversion

noun   /kənˈvɜː.ʃən/ /ən/
A the process of converting something from one thing to another conversión Solar power is the conversion of the sun’s energy into heat and electricity.2326
a process in which someone changes to a new religion or belief conversión Her conversion to Buddhism/Islam was a very gradual process. He used to be very right-wing, but he’s undergone something of a conversion recently.2326
Grammar:Word formationThere are four main kinds of word formation: prefixes, suffixes, conversion and compounds.See more Grammar:PrefixesWe add prefixes before the base or stem of a word.See more Grammar:SuffixesWe add suffixes after the base or stem of a word. The main purpose of a suffix is to show what class of word it is (e.g. noun or adjective).See more Grammar:ConversionConversion involves the change of a word from one word class to another. For example, the verbs to email and to microwave are formed from the nouns email and microwave:See more Grammar:CompoundingWhen we use compounding, we link together two or more bases to create a new word. Normally, the first item identifies a key feature of the second word. For example, the two bases back and ache can combine to form the compound noun backache, and the two bases post and card combine to form the compound noun postcard.See more Grammar:AbbreviationAbbreviation involves shortening a word. We do this in three main ways: clipping, acronyms and blends.See more Grammar:Back-formationWe form words with back-formation when we remove part of a word, usually something which we think is a suffix (or occasionally a prefix). We do this commonly when we form verbs from nouns.See more
(Definition of conversion from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

conversion

noun /kənˈvəːʃən, (American) -ʒən/
the act of converting conversión; transformación his conversion to Christianity the conversion of the house into a hotel.
(Definition of conversion from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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