Quick answer
"Consultant" is a noun which is often translated as "el consultor", and "assistant" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la ayudante". Learn more about the difference between "consultant" and "assistant" below.
consultant(
kuhn
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suhl
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dihnt
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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. (commerce)
a. el consultor
(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 consultora
(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).
We've brought in a consultant to assess our efficiency as a company.Hemos contratado los servicios de un consultor para que evalúe nuestra eficacia como empresa.
b. el asesor
(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 asesora
(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).
His wife is a business consultant, so she travels a lot.Su esposa es asesora empresarial, así que viaja mucho.
2. (medicine) (United Kingdom)
a. el especialista
(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 especialista
(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).
For patients of her age, we would want the opinion of a consultant pediatrician.Con pacientes de su edad, nos gustaría conseguir la opinión de un especialista en pediatría.
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assistant(
uh
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sihs
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tihnt
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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. (subordinate)
a. el ayudante
(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 ayudante
(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).
I'm going to need an assistant for the party preparations.Voy a necesitar un ayudante para las preparaciones de la fiesta.
2. (store clerk)
a. el dependiente
(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 dependienta
(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).
Let's see if the assistant can find a changing room for you.Vamos a ver si el dependiente te puede buscar un probador.
3. (language instructor)
a. el lector
(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 lectora
(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).
She'll be working as an assistant in English classes in Bolivia.Trabajará como lectora de clases de inglés en Bolivia.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (subordinate)
a. adjunto
He was the assistant director of the movie.Era el director adjunto de la película.
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