Quick answer
"Caregiver" is a noun which is often translated as "el cuidador", and "staff" is a noun which is often translated as "el personal". Learn more about the difference between "caregiver" and "staff" below.
caregiver(
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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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staff
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (personnel)
a. el personal
(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).
The staff of the office works hard.El personal de la oficina trabaja mucho.
b. los empleados
(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).
The staff went on strike.Los empleados se pusieron en huelga.
c. la plantilla
(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)
I became part of the company's staff in 2002.Me incorporé a la plantilla de la empresa en 2002.
d. la planta
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She's part of the staff at St. Andrew's Hospital.Forma parte de la planta del hospital de St. Andrew.
2. (military)
a. el Estado Mayor
(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).
The secretary-general of NATO leads the organization's staff.El secretario general de la OTAN está al mando del Estado Mayor de la organización.
3. (stick)
a. el bastón
(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).
He was clad in rags and used a staff to walk with.Iba cubierto de harapos y utilizaba un bastón para caminar.
b. el báculo
(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).
(of a bishop)
The bishop's staff is made of gold.El báculo del obispo está hecho de oro.
4. (music)
a. el pentagrama
(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).
You need to learn how to read the notes on the staff.Tienes que aprender a leer las notas del pentagrama.
5. (flagpole)
a. el asta
(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 flag was flying at half staff.La bandera ondeaba a media asta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to provide with personnel)
a. dotar de personal
We are looking for people to staff the facilities.Estamos buscando a gente para dotar de personal las instalaciones.
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