contador

el contador, la contadora(
kohn
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tah
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dohr
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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. (profession)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. accountant
El contador repasó las cuentas varias veces.The accountant went over the accounts several times.
b. bookkeeper
Busco trabajo como contadora en el sector público o privado.I'm looking for work as a bookkeeper in either the public or the private sector.
2. (legal)
a. receiver
El juez designó al contador para liquidar los activos.The judge appointed the receiver to liquidate the assets.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (device)
a. meter
El taxi no tenía contador.The taxi didn't have a meter.
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contador
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (persona)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. accountant
2. (aparato)
a. meter
el contador del agua/del gas/de la luzthe water/gas/electricity meter
contadora contadora
adjective
counting
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (Com) book-keeper; accountant; (Jur) receiver
2 (And) (prestamista) pawnbroker; moneylender
1 (Náutica)
contador (de navío) purser
2 (Técnica) meter
El Gobierno quería también que en cada uno de los años de vigencia del acuerdo se [pusiera el contador a cero,] es decir, que las ganancias o las pérdidas de recaudación no se consolidaran.
contador de agua water meter
contador de aparcamiento parking meter
contador de electricidad electricity meter
contador de gas gas meter
contador de revoluciones tachometer
contador de taxi taximeter
contador Geiger Geiger counter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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