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"Instructor" is a noun which is often translated as "el instructor", and "professor" is a noun which is often translated as "el profesor". Learn more about the difference between "instructor" and "professor" below.
instructor(
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struhk
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tuhr
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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. (profession)
a. el instructor
(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 instructora
(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 instructor demonstrated the correct tempo for giving CPR.La instructora demostró el ritmo correcto para practicar la RCP.
b. 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).
The instructor showed the basic level students how to do a snow plow.El monitor les enseñó a los alumnos principiantes cómo hacer la cuña.
2. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el profesor
(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 profesora
(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).
My mom's best friend is a literature instructor at my university.La mejor amiga de mi mamá es profesora de literatura en mi universidad.
b. el profesor auxiliar
(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 profesora auxiliara
(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).
Students must have either the indicated prerequisites or the written permission of the instructor.Los estudiantes deben cumplir con los requisitos señalados o tener el permiso por escrito del profesor auxiliar.
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professor(
pruh
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fehs
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uhr
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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. (educator at a college or university)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el profesor
(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 profesora
(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).
Our economics professor didn't show up today.Nuestro profesor de economía no vino hoy.
2. (university academic of the highest rank) (United Kingdom)
a. el catedrático
(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 catedrática
(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 professor's lecture was very interesting.La clase del catedrático fue muy interesante.
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