Quick answer
"Chairman" is a noun which is often translated as "el presidente", and "foreman" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la capataz". Learn more about the difference between "chairman" and "foreman" below.
chairman(
chehr
-
mahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (presiding officer)
a. el presidente
(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 chairman called the meeting to order, and everyone quieted down.El presidente abrió la sesión, y todos se callaron.
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foreman(
fawr
-
mihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supervisor)
a. el capataz
(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 capataz
(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 foreman lives in a house on a hill overlooking the ranch.El capataz vive en una casa sobre una colina desde la que se ve el rancho.
b. el encargado
(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 encargada
(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).
After just six months on the job, the boss promoted me to shop foreman.Tras solo seis meses en el puesto, el jefe me ascendió a encargado del taller.
2. (legal)
a. el presidente del jurado
(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 presidenta del jurado
(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 foreman got up and read the verdict.El presidente del jurado se levantó y leyó el veredicto.
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