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"Diputado" is a noun which is often translated as "deputy", and "representante" is a noun which is often translated as "representative". Learn more about the difference between "diputado" and "representante" below.
el diputado, la diputada(
dee
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poo
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tah
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doh
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (politics)
a. deputy
Nuestro Congreso está compuesto por 73 senadores y 271 diputados.73 senators and 271 deputies make up our Congress.
b. representative
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El exembajador en Japón fue elegido diputado.The former ambassador to Japan was elected as representative.
c. member of parliament (United Kingdom)
Frances Godfrey fue elegida diputada por Bristol West.Frances Godfrey was elected as the Member of Parliament for Bristol West.
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el representante, la representante(
rreh
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preh
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sehn
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tahn
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teh
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (legislator)
a. representative
El congresista fue elegido como representante a la Cámara por un periodo de dos años.The congressman was elected as a representative to the House for a two-year term.
2. (delegate)
a. representative
Le conferencia contó con la participación de representantes de varias organizaciones internacionales.The conference was attended by representatives of several international organzations.
3. (commerce)
a. representative
Un representante de ventas lo visitará para demostrarle cómo se usan nuestros productos.A sales representative will visit you to demonstrate how to use our products.
4. (manager)
a. agent
La única forma de contactar a esa actriz es a través de su representante.The only way to contact that actress is through her agent.
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