el concursante, la concursante(
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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (contester)
a. contestant
El concursante se jugó en la última pregunta del concurso varios millones de dólares.The contestant risked several million dollars on the last question of the gameshow.
La concursante giró la rueda y cruzó los dedos.The contestant spun the wheel and crossed her fingers.
2. (aspirant)
a. candidate
Hay varios concursantes con perfiles interesantes para este puesto.There are several candidates with interesting profiles for the position.
3. (sports)
a. competitor
El público jaleaba con alegría a los concursantes en la carrera solidaria.The public joyfully cheered on the competitors in the charity run.
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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. (en concurso)
a. competitor, contestant
2. (en oposiciones)
a. candidate
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1 (para un empleo) candidate
2 (en juego, concurso) contestant; (Dep) competitor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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