Translation of instruction in Spanish:


instrucción, n.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈstrəkʃ(ə)n/ /ɪnˈstrʌkʃ(ə)n/

See Spanish definition of instrucción


  • 1

    • 1.1(direction)

      instrucción feminine
      (manual/book/leaflet) (before noun) de instrucciones
      instructions (for use) instrucciones
      • Jones had given explicit instructions to his charges to behave earlier this week.
      • Whether such an instruction qualifies the order to the bank or is directed to the payee is a question of fact.
      • Finally the agent gives the woman the same instructions, ordering her to kill her husband.
      • Some will, however, accept direct debit instructions to pay off all or the minimum each month.
      • Maia's voice rang in her memory, issuing orders and instructions the morning before.
      • When God asks Abraham to leave the land of his birth He gives the instructions in a curious order.
      • Air traffic control wondered why the aircraft turned in the opposite direction each time an instruction was given.
      • What's worse, it is a policy instruction which comes directly from Ministers.
      • The charges are conspiracy to violate a safety zone and failure to adhere to the Commander's instructions.
      • Stripped to his track suit bottoms in the exhausting heat, he shouts instructions to his young charges.
      • He issued his instructions but not with the clarity of old.
      • He sings as if issuing instructions to a slow-witted housekeeper.
      • The instructions issued by the Home Office say the asylum seekers will be expected to do unpaid work for up to 35 hours a week.
      • Strict instructions should be issued to bus crew, boat masters and the police to enforce the ban.
      • Communicate with the foreman - issuing instructions all over the place will cause problems.
      • We have issued strict instructions to the area engineers to fill potholes as and when they are appear.
      • There is a procedure in place, with a single authority which will issue instructions.
      • Somebody had, however, issued him with instructions to admit this photographer.
      • The cast of performers included three Korean boys who received their instructions through an interpreter.
      • After putting on helmets and receiving instructions, we headed underground.
      • Each person was given detailed information and instructions on how to contribute to the study.
      • As well as detailed, door-to-door instructions, it provides users with a range of additional services.
      • USA Today published detailed instructions on how to treat a flag - it must never, ever touch the ground.
      • Before vanishing in 1822, he left coded instructions detailing the secret location of a fortune in gold.
      • I think I might need to study the instructions again in more detail!
      • It soon became apparent that the organisers had omitted one crucial piece of information from their instructions.
      • I am not going to give you detailed instructions, just a general idea you can follow and experiment with yourselves.
      • A succession of boxes with illustrations are accompanied by detailed instructions on how to work out the sums.
      • Detailed instructions on slaughter technique were not made available until late March.
      • There are detailed instructions and safety tips provided in the Attachments Pack.
      • The tool includes questions to ask relatives and instructions for entering the information.
      • Hal gave me detailed instructions how to find it in pre-dawn, following paint marks on the woods-road.
      • There is a growing library of books making it ‘fun’ for kids to invest and giving them detailed instructions on how to do so.
      • Detailed postoperative instructions were given, and the patient was sent home.
      • She could read simple instructions but more complicated information was still beyond her.
      • If only to save time, the menu at Atomic includes instructions for how to order a burrito.
      • I already had the wooden heads from my cosmetology course, and had ordered a kit and instructions for wig making on line.
      • The exert is Imhotep giving the queen instructions to follow in order to let the wound heal properly.
      • Separate assembly instructions and illustrations then keep you working in an organized fashion.

    • 1.2(order)

      instrucción feminine
      orden feminine
      I gave clear instructions that … di órdenes / instrucciones precisas de que …
      • they left instructions for their meal to be ready at six o'clock dejaron instrucciones de que la comida estuviera lista para las seis
      • they were acting on the instructions of the chief of police cumplían órdenes del jefe de policía
      • I am under instructions to be back by eight tengo órdenes / orden de estar de vuelta a las ocho

    • 1.3Computing

      instrucción feminine
      • Clock speed will show the number of instructions that a computer can execute in a second.
      • Virtual memory uses an MMU to convert the virtual addresses that are used by program instructions to physical locations.
      • Properly crafted computer instructions appended to the text will then be executed by the machine, giving hackers a way in.
      • He found some of that useful redundancy in the instructions that tell the computer to add or subtract.
      • A macro is set of keystrokes or instructions which are assigned to a short key.

    • 1.4instructions pluralBritish Law

      instrucciones feminine
      • She does not say what particular instructions the solicitors received.
      • Equally, that is the proper time for his solicitors to receive such instructions.
      • I read that in the papers somewhere that the trial judge actually gave some instructions to the jury about the role of the foreman.
      • This was not a basis for excluding her evidence and the trial judge gave correct instructions to the jury on this point.
      • I will not read out that first paragraph on page 295 which is the judge's instructions to the jury.

  • 2 formal

    (teaching, training)
    instrucción feminine
    instruction in sth instrucción en algo
    • The practical foundation of this policy has been the medium of instruction in primary schools.
    • The loss of parental preference does not mean that a child has no access to educational instruction either in school or otherwise.
    • The second model used Irish as the medium of instruction in schools either partially or fully.
    • The primary focus of our teacher's reading instruction was phonics and reading fluency.
    • Full class instruction during school hours is a perfect way to introduce students to art sites.
    • Policies to support student achievement are not restricted to curriculum and instruction.
    • She can have the children come to her for instruction and teaching rather than having her go to them.
    • This is also the manner in which she handles the religious instruction and moral education classes entrusted to her.
    • That is to say, Taiwanese educators fail to give instruction in accordance with individual needs.
    • Each participant sat at a table across from the teacher when receiving instruction in the study.
    • During her instruction, a college class was observing her from a nearby college.
    • Educators also spend less time in actual teaching or instruction than is specified in policy.
    • Training and education should include instruction on how to prevent and respond to or manage fires.
    • When they reach middle school and high school, they will not have access to instruction in Spanish.
    • It is now the language of instruction in secondary education and in some universities.
    • The teachers were asked to fill in the subject or activity and the medium of instruction for each period.
    • In a clear and lucid way, he was able to offer instruction about drawing the human form.
    • The first day of instruction, the teacher asked students to summarize the problem in the video.
    • Bosco provided boys with education, religious instruction, and recreation.
    • Figure 1 is an example of how data are collected on ways teachers provide instruction.