Quick answer
"Chairman" is a noun which is often translated as "el presidente", and "president" is a noun which is also often translated as "el presidente". Learn more about the difference between "chairman" and "president" below.
chairman(
chehr
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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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president(
preh
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zih
-
dihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (politics)
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).
, la presidenta
(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).
Teddy Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States of America.Teddy Roosevelt fue el vigésimo sexto presidente de los Estados Unidos de América.
2. (commerce and finance)
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).
, la presidenta
(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 president of the company has the final say about the budget assigned to every department.El presidente de la empresa tiene la última palabra sobre el presupuesto asignado a cada departamento.
3. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el rector
(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 rectora
(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 president of the university expelled a student for the possession of drugs on campus.El rector de la universidad expulsó a un alumno por posesión de drogas en el recinto universitario.
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