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"Bookkeeper" is a noun which is often translated as "el contador", and "accountant" is a noun which is also often translated as "el contador". Learn more about the difference between "bookkeeper" and "accountant" below.
bookkeeper(
book
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ki
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puhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
a. el contador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la contadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Gaby is a bookkeeper in a tequila company.Gaby es una contadora en una empresa tequilera.
b. el contable
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la contable
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Manolo works as a bookkeeper in a frozen foods company.Manolo trabaja de contable en una empresa de congelados.
c. el tenedor de libros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la tenedora de libros
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
The bookkeeper visits us once a week to pick up paperwork.El tenedor de libros nos visita una vez a la semana para recoger papeleo.
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accountant(
uh
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kaun
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tihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
a. el contador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la contadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The accountant files tax returns every two months.La contadora presenta declaraciones de impuestos cada dos meses.
b. el contable
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la contable
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Victor is a respected accountant at an important firm in Seville.Víctor es un contable respetado en una empresa importante en Sevilla.
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