dependiente
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el dependiente, la dependienta(
deh
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pehn
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dyehn
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teh
)
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).
1. (occupation)
a. salesclerk
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Sí, señor, la dependienta le ayudará con su compra.Yes, sir, the sales clerk will assist you with your purchase.
b. shop assistant (United Kingdom)
¿Dónde está el dependiente? Quisiera hacerle una consulta.Where is the shop assistant? I'd like to ask him a question.
c. salesperson
Estamos buscando un dependiente que hable inglés para nuestra nueva tienda en Ibiza.We're looking for an English-speaking salesperson for our new shop in Ibiza.
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).
2. (physically disabled person)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. disabled person
Este espacio de estacionamiento es solo para dependientes.This parking space is for disabled people only.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (reliant on others)
a. dependent
Si eres financieramente dependiente de tus padres, tendrán que llenar este formulario.If you're financially dependent on your parents, they'll have to fill out this form.
4. (physically disabled)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. disabled
Debe haber una rampa para que los individuos dependientes puedan entrar al edificio.There must be a ramp so that disabled individuals may access the building.
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dependiente
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. dependent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. sales assistant, shop assistant (United Kingdom)
b. salesclerk
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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dependiente
adjective
dependent;de on;
dependientea dependienta
(en tienda) shop assistant; sales assistant; salesclerk; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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