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"Caregiver" is a noun which is often translated as "el cuidador", and "respite" is a noun which is often translated as "el respiro". Learn more about the difference between "caregiver" and "respite" below.
caregiver(
kehr
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gih
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vuhr
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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. (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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respite
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (break)
a. el respiro
(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).
Today, we worked for ten hours without respite.Hoy, trabajamos sin respiro durante diez horas.
b. el descanso
(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).
I've been in the office since 5 am. I need a respite.He estado en la oficina desde las 5 am. Necesito un descanso.
c. la tregua
(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).
Guilt gave him no respite, and he finally confessed to murdering his neighbor.La culpa no le daba tregua, y finalmente confesó que había asesinado a su vecino.
d. el alivio
(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).
Those aspirin provided me some respite from my headache.Esas aspirinas me dieron cierto alivio del dolor de cabeza.
2. (delay)
a. la prórroga
(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).
Since no agreement could be reached, we were given a respite until the next session.Como no se pudo llegar a un acuerdo, nos dieron una prórroga hasta la próxima sesión.
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