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"Woman" is a noun which is often translated as "la mujer", and "congressman" is a noun which is often translated as "el congresista". Learn more about the difference between "woman" and "congressman" below.
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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. (adult female)
a. la mujer
(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).
Women should have the same rights as men.Las mujeres deberían tener los mismos derechos que los hombres.
b. la señora
(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).
Boss, there's a woman at recepction that wants to talk to you.Jefe, hay una señora en recepción que quiere hablar con usted.
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congressman
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (politics)
a. el congresista
(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).
The Republican congressman went against the party line and voted for the motion.El congresista republicano se desmarcó de la línea de su partido y votó a favor de la moción.
b. el congresal
(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).
(Andes) (Southern Cone)
Just one congressman went to visit the victims of the disaster.Un solo congresal fue a visitar a las víctimas del desastre.
c. el miembro del Congreso
(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).
The candidate has lost the support of several congressmen.El candidato ha perdido el apoyo de varios miembros del Congreso.
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