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"Esclavista" is an adjective which is often translated as "slave", and "negrero" is an adjective which is also often translated as "slave". Learn more about the difference between "esclavista" and "negrero" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to slavery)
a. slave
Aún hay zonas esclavistas en algunas partes de la India.There are still slave areas in some parts of India.
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).
2. (supporter of slavery)
a. slaver
El dueño de la corporación de diamantes es un esclavista y hará lo que sea con tal de poseer más dinero.The owner of the diamond corporation is a slaver, and he would do anything as long as he possesses more money.
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negrero
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (relating to the black slave trade)
a. slave
El barco negrero partió hacia América con 130 esclavos.The slave ship sailed to the Americas with 130 slaves.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(exploitative)
a. tyrannical
Renuncié a mi trabajo porque el gerente era muy negrero.I quit my job because the manager was so tyrannical.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (history)
a. slave trader
El negrero vendió los esclavos al dueño de una plantación de algodón.The slave trader sold the slaves to the owner of a cotton plantation.
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).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(exploitative boss)
a. slave driver
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi jefe es un negrero. Nos hace trabajar horas extra sin pagarnos lo que corresponde.My boss is a slave driver. He makes us work extra hours without paying us what we're due.
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