ward
noun
1. (medicine) 
a. la sala (F) 
The doctors took the woman to the maternity ward to deliver her baby.Los doctores llevaron a la mujer a la sala de maternidad para asistirla durante el parto de su bebé.
2. (politics) 
My brother and I live in different wards, so we vote in different elections.Mi hermano y yo vivimos en distritos electorales diferentes, por lo que votamos en elecciones diferentes.
3. (part of a key) 
a. la guarda (F) 
I think you have the wrong key. The wards on it are getting stuck in the lock.Creo que te has equivocado de llave, las guardas se atrancan en la cerradura.
4. (legal) 
When both of his parents died in an accident, he became a ward of the court.Cuando sus padres murieron en un accidente, pasó a ser pupilo bajo tutela judicial.
ward
Noun
1. (in hospital) 
a. la sala (F) 
2. (electoral division) 
a. el distrito electoral (M) 
3. (law) 
a. no direct translation 
ward of courtpupilo(a) bajo tutela
ward [wɔːd]
noun
1 (Jur) (person) pupiloapupila (m) (f);a pupila
he is her ward (él) está bajo su tutela; to make sb a ward of court poner a algn bajo la protección or el amparo del tribunal
2 (Pol) distrito (m) electoral
3 (in hospital) sala (f); pabellón (m)
4 [of key] guarda (f)
modifier
ward heeler (n) (US) (Pol) muñidor (m)
ward round (n) (Med) visita (f) de salas
ward sister (n) (Med) enfermera (f) jefe de sala
For information, go to the senior nurse on duty — usually the ward sister
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