Quick answer
"Counselor" is a noun which is often translated as "el consejero", and "adviser" is a noun which is also often translated as "el consejero". Learn more about the difference between "counselor" and "adviser" below.
counselor(
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luhr
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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. (adviser)
a. el consejero
(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 consejera
(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 politicians or married couples)
The king spoke with his counselors before making a decision.El rey habló con sus consejeros antes de tomar una decisión.
b. el orientador
(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 orientadora
(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 students or people with problems)
I had to go to a counselor to deal with the problems I was facing.Tuve que acudir a un orientador para lidiar con los problemas a los que me enfrentaba.
2. (legal)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el abogado
(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 abogada
(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'd like to wait for the legal advice of my counselor on this matter.Me gustaría esperar a la asesoría legal de mi abogado sobre este asunto.
3. (at summer camp)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el monitor
(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 monitora
(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).
When I was 19, I worked as a counselor in a summer camp.Cuando tenía 19 años, trabajé de monitora en un campamento de verano.
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adviser(
ahd
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vay
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zuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el consejero
(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 consejera
(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 met with my college adviser to discuss which major I should choose.Me reuní con mi consejera universitaria para hablar sobre qué carrera debo escoger.
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).
(professional)
The prime minister wanted someone with a lot of international experience as his legal adviser.El primer ministro quería contratar a alguien con mucha experiencia internacional como su asesor jurídico.
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