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English term or phrase:composting
Spanish translation:compostaje
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12:24 Oct 29, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: composting
waste recycling and composting proposals
Virginia Serenelli
Local time: 18:21
el proceso es "compostaje".
Explanation:
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Parrot
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Summary of answers provided
nael proceso es "compostaje".
Parrot
nacompostajexxxJon Zuber
naCompostxxxLia Fail
naabono. Also compostaciónxxxTransOl


  

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13 mins
abono. Also compostación


Explanation:
Composting is fertilizing using recycled organic matter from wastelands. In Spanish compost can be translated as "abono" but the technical word is compost (in English)


    Dicc. Collins EN-SP
xxxTransOl
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1 hr
Compost


Explanation:
Propuestas para compost y reciclaje de residuos/deshechos

OR

propuestas para programas de compost y reciclaje de residuos/deshechos

The Eng word compost is used in Spanish, as distinct from 'abono' (fertiliser,esp. animal).

The major problem is that 'composting' represents the action, but this structure is not admissible in Spanish. You might want to add to the sentence in the way i have done above, or in a similar way.







xxxLia Fail
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1 hr
compostaje


Explanation:
2430 Google hits versus 78 for "compostación".

xxxJon Zuber
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el proceso es "compostaje".


Explanation:
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Parrot
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