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el aviador, la aviadora(
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. (aviation)
a. pilot
El aviador realizó un aterrizaje de emergencia porque el avión se quedó sin combustible.The pilot performed an emergency landing because the plane ran out of fuel.
b. aviator
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
Es habitual representar a los antiguos aviadores con unas gafas protectoras.Old aviators are commonly portrayed wearing a pair of goggles.
c. airman
Mi bisabuelo sirvió de aviador en la guerra.My great-grandfather was an airman in the war.
2. (absent worker)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. phantom employee
Mi jefe comprueba regularmente los trabajadores en la nómina para asegurarse que no haya aviadores.My boss regularly checks the workers on the payroll to ensure there are no phantom employees.
3. (financial supporter)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. backer
El propietario de la mina firmó un contrato con un aviador que costeó las labores mineras.The owner of the mine signed a contract with a backer who paid for the mining activities.
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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. (general)
a. pilot
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aviadora aviadora
1 (Aeronáutica) (piloto) pilot; airman; (tripulante) crew member; (Mil) member of the air force
2 (México) phantom employee
aviadora aviadora
(And) (Caribe) (financiador) mining speculator; mining financier; (prestamista) moneylender; loan shark (familiar);
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