carrier
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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. (medicine)
a. el portador
(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 portadora
(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).
If she had known she was a carrier of the disease, she would never have had a child.Si hubiera sabido que era portadora de la enfermedad, nunca habría tenido hijos.
2. (telecommunications)
a. el operador
(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).
It looks like your SIM card is damaged. Contact your carrier for a new one.Parece que su tarjeta SIM está dañada. Contacte a su operador para pedir una nueva.
b. el proveedor
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
You should phone your carrier before you travel abroad to avoid extra charges.Conviene llamar al proveedor antes de viajar fuera del país para evitar cargos extra.
c. la empresa
(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).
With this new law, you can change carriers and keep your number.Con esta nueva ley, puedes cambiar de empresa y mantener tu número.
3. (aircraft carrier)
a. el portaaviones
(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).
It was the US carrier Saratoga that fired the missile.El portaaviones estadounidense Saratoga fue el que disparó el misil.
4. (company)
a. el transportista
(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).
If the consignment didn't reach its destination, you will have to take the matter up with the carrier.Si el envío no llegó a su destino, tendrás que reclamarle al transportista.
b. la empresa de transportes
(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 need a carrier who can deliver anywhere in the world within 24 hours.Necesitamos una empresa de transportes que haga entregas en todo el mundo en 24 horas.
c. la aerolínea
(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).
(airline)
The carrier offered us an upgrade to first class as compensation for the delay.La aerolínea nos ofreció asientos en primera clase como compensación por el retraso.
d. la línea aérea
(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).
(airline)
Our company wasn't able to compete with the low-cost carriers.Nuestra empresa no pudo competir con las líneas aéreas de bajo costo.
e. la compañía de transportes
(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 shipper and the carrier had separate insurance against loss or damage.El exportador y la compañía de transportes estaban asegurados contra pérdida o daños por separado.
5. (on bicycle)
a. el portaequipajes
(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).
This bike model comes with a removable carrier at the back.Este modelo de bicicleta viene con un portaequipajes desmontable atrás.
b. la cesta
(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).
I find the bike carrier really useful for quick trips to the store.La cesta de la bici me es muy útil cuando salgo de compra.
6. (bag) (United Kingdom)
a. la bolsa
(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).
(plastic or paper)
I had to buy two carriers as I bought more than I planned.Tuve que comprar dos bolsas porque compré más de lo que pensaba.
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carrier
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of disease, infection)
a. el portador(ora)
(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 portador(ora)
(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).
2. (commerce)
a. el transportista
(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).
(company)
3. (airline)
a. la línea aérea
(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).
4. (container; on bicycle)
a. el portaequipaje m, transportín
(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).
carrier (bag)bolsa f
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carrier [ˈkærɪəʳ]
noun
1 (Comm) (person) transportista (m); (company) empresa (f) de transportes
2 (airline) aerotransportista (m); aerolínea (f)
3 (Med) [of disease] portadoraportadora (m) (f);a portadora
4 (also aircraft carrier) portaaviones (m);(also troop carrier) (Aer) avión (m) de transporte de tropas; (Náut) (troopship) barco (m) de transporte de tropas;
5 (basket etc) portaequipajes (m); (on cycle) cesta (f)
6 (Britain)(also carrier bag) bolsa (f) (de papel or plástico)
modifier
carrier bag (n) bolsa (f) (de papel or plástico)
carrier pigeon (n) paloma (f) mensajera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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