el dirigente, la dirigente(
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. (person who directs)
a. leader (in a trade union or a political party)
El dirigente del sindicato rechazó la oferta de aumento salarial para los trabajadores.The leader of the labor union rejected the pay rise offered to workers.
b. manager (in a company)
El ministro de economía se reunió con un grupo de dirigentes empresariales.The minister of finance held a meeting with a group of business managers.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (commanding)
a. ruling
El ejército derrocó a la clase dirigente en el levantamiento.The military overthrew the ruling class in the uprising.
b. leading
El grupo reivindicó el papel dirigente que desempeñó el partido en la revolución.The group claimed that the party had played a leading role in the revolution.
c. management
La nombraron en un cargo dirigente debido a su vasta experiencia.She was appointed to a management position on account of her vast experience.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (en partido)
a. leading
2. (en empresa)
a. management
la clase dirigentethe ruling class
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (de partido político)
a. leader
4. (de empresa)
a. manager
el máximo dirigente del partidothe leader of the party
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la clase dirigente the ruling class
(Política) leader
los dirigentes del partido the party leaders
dirigente de la oposición leader of the opposition
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