Quick answer
"Caregiver" is a noun which is often translated as "el cuidador", and "carer" is a noun which is also often translated as "el cuidador". Learn more about the difference between "caregiver" and "carer" below.
caregiver(
kehr
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gih
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vuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person who looks after another)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cuidador
(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 cuidadora
(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 hospital launched an initiative to help caregivers and reduce their stress.El hospital lanzó una iniciativa para ayudar a los cuidadores y reducir su estrés.
b. el niñero
(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 niñera
(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).
(of children)
Julio is a caregiver of two young children.Julio es un niñero de dos niños pequeños.
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carer(
kehr
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uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person who looks after another) (United Kingdom)
a. el cuidador
(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 cuidadora
(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).
(professional)
Anne hired a carer for her elderly, blind mum.Anne contrató a una cuidadora para su mamá anciana, que está ciega.
b. la persona que tiene a su cuidado a un discapacitado
(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).
(non-professional)
Many carers in this country do not receive any help from the government.En este país, muchas personas que tienen a su cuidado a un discapacitado no reciben ayuda estatal.
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