calidades y terminaciones

English translation: grades of materials and finish(ing)

09:26 Dec 5, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
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Spanish term or phrase: calidades y terminaciones
From a contract of sale of (as yet unbuilt) property: "la vivienda, cochera y trastero expuesto en este documento, con las calidades y terminaciones adjuntas". I've a feeling that "calidades" might be "covenants". Can anyone confirm or deny this, and what are "terminaciones"?
Gillian
English translation:grades of materials and finish(ing)
Explanation:
Found an ad that mentions this as a feature of the property being advertized:

GUADARRAMA.- 350M2 CONSTRUIDOS, PARCELA 1.500M2, SALON COMEDOR CON DOS AMBIENTES Y SALIDA AL JARDIN, 3 DORMITORIOS, 1 BAÑO, DORMITORIOS PRINCIPAL CON BAÑO INCORPORADO Y SALIDA AL JARDÍN, ATICO DE 150M2 BUENAS CALIDADES Y TERMINACIONES, CALEFACCION DE GASOIL.- REF. C004 46.350.000.-PTS
www.enlasierra.com/isabel_guisado.htm

For *calidad*--Termium has a number of entries where the meaning is "grade" (of lumber & other construction materials).

And here is its definition of "finish(ing)--which I got doing a backward search, based on my understanding of the terms in Spanish, as they appear in your text and in the ad I found):

English:Wood Finishing
finishing s CORRECT
finish s CORRECT,NOUN
DEF - Final treatment of wood by means of which it is made easier to clean, protected from moisture and the weather, and thus made more stable (...) s


1976-07-07
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Yolanda Broad
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Once again, Yolanda, you gave the most comprehensive answer. But thanks to everyone else too.
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Summary of answers provided
nadescribed in this document, and of the quality
xxxLia Fail
naQuality specifications and finishes
Leonardo Lamarche
nadescribed in this document, and of the quality
xxxLia Fail
naquelities and finishes
Daphne Corral
nagrades of materials and finish(ing)
Yolanda Broad
naquality and conclusion
Geisha (Angie) Hayes
naqualities and finishes
Parrot


  

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16 mins
qualities and finishes


Explanation:
If you're talking about real estate, this most likely relates to what the "Promotor" promises in his brochure, such as surface areas, quality of materials, types of finish, etc., which are regulated and arbitrated by law.

Parrot
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20 mins
grades of materials and finish(ing)


Explanation:
Found an ad that mentions this as a feature of the property being advertized:

GUADARRAMA.- 350M2 CONSTRUIDOS, PARCELA 1.500M2, SALON COMEDOR CON DOS AMBIENTES Y SALIDA AL JARDIN, 3 DORMITORIOS, 1 BAÑO, DORMITORIOS PRINCIPAL CON BAÑO INCORPORADO Y SALIDA AL JARDÍN, ATICO DE 150M2 BUENAS CALIDADES Y TERMINACIONES, CALEFACCION DE GASOIL.- REF. C004 46.350.000.-PTS
www.enlasierra.com/isabel_guisado.htm

For *calidad*--Termium has a number of entries where the meaning is "grade" (of lumber & other construction materials).

And here is its definition of "finish(ing)--which I got doing a backward search, based on my understanding of the terms in Spanish, as they appear in your text and in the ad I found):

English:Wood Finishing
finishing s CORRECT
finish s CORRECT,NOUN
DEF - Final treatment of wood by means of which it is made easier to clean, protected from moisture and the weather, and thus made more stable (...) s


1976-07-07


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Yolanda Broad
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Once again, Yolanda, you gave the most comprehensive answer. But thanks to everyone else too.
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1 hr
quality and conclusion


Explanation:
enclosed with the qualities and conclusions...

Good Luck!

Geisha (Angie) Hayes
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2 hrs
quelities and finishes


Explanation:
Terminaciones can mean 2 things:
a)The way the buildings are finished, that is, good quality wood, painting, kitchen tiles, etc. It can be well or cheaply finished.
b)Fittings.

Daphne Corral
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2 hrs
described in this document, and of the quality


Explanation:
and finish as detailed in the attached document, ...

What is required is for the flat to meet certain minimum requirements in terms of the quality of the material and the 'acabado'

xxxLia Fail
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2 hrs
described in this document, and of the quality


Explanation:
and finish as detailed in the attached document, ...

What is required is for the flat to meet certain minimum requirements in terms of the quality of the material and the 'acabado'

xxxLia Fail
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6 hrs
Quality specifications and finishes


Explanation:
You could probabably only use specifications (without the word quality). Concerning finishes, it refers to details of the final construction, such as but not limited to, paint, details of doors/windows, interior details, pathways details, etc.

Leonardo Lamarche
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