Quick answer
"Worker" is a noun which is often translated as "el trabajador", and "employee" is a noun which is often translated as "el empleado". Learn more about the difference between "worker" and "employee" below.
worker(
wuhrk
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uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (laborer)
a. el trabajador
(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 trabajadora
(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 mall workers arrive at 8 am.Los trabajadores del centro comercial llegan a las 8 am.
b. el obrero
(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 obrera
(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).
There are about 100 workers building the new office.Hay aproximadamente 100 obreros construyendo la nueva oficina.
2. (ant or bee)
a. la obrera
(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 workers brought food to feed the queen bee.Las obreras trajeron comida para alimentar a la abeja reina.
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employee(
ehm
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ploy
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i
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el empleado
(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 empleada
(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).
We're hiring two new employees for full-time positions.Vamos a contratar a dos empleados nuevos para posiciones a tiempo completo.
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