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basurero
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el basurero, la basurera(
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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).
1. (profession)
a. garbage collector
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los basureros trabajan desde muy temprano.Garbage collectors start work very early.
b. refuse collector
Se proporcionarán nuevos camiones a los basureros.Refuse collectors will be provided with new trucks.
c. garbage man (masculine)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los basureros usan un uniforme verde.The garbage men wear a green uniform.
d. garbage woman (feminine)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
He visto pocas basureras.I've seen few garbage women.
e. dustman (masculine) (United Kingdom)
El basurero pasa a las 6 am.The dustman comes at 6 am.
f. dustwoman (feminine) (United Kingdom)
Esas dos señoras trabajan como basureras.Those two women work as dustwomen.
g. bin man (masculine) (United Kingdom)
Pepe consiguió trabajo de basurero.Pepe got a job as a bin man.
h. bin woman (feminine) (United Kingdom)
¿Las basureras ganan lo mismo que los basureros?Do bin women earn the same as bin men?
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (landfill)
a. garbage dump
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Con el aumento de la población se necesitan más basureros.With the population growth, more garbage dumps are needed.
b. rubbish dump (United Kingdom)
Los basureros normalmente están ubicados en las afueras de una ciudad.Rubbish dumps are usually located in the outskirts of a city.
3. (container)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. trash can
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Hay un basurero en cada salón.There's a trash can in each classroom.
b. garbage can
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tira esos papeles al basurero.Throw those papers in the garbage can.
c. dustbin (United Kingdom)
¿Sabes dónde hay un basurero?Do you know where can I find a dustbin?
d. rubbish bin (United Kingdom)
Debería haber más basureros en el aeropuerto.There should be more rubbish bins in the airport.
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basurero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (persona)
a. dustman, refuse collector (United Kingdom)
b. garbage man, garbage collector
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (vertedero)
a. rubbish dump (United Kingdom)
b. garbage dump
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
basureroa basurera
(persona) dustman/dustwoman; garbage collector; (EEUU)
1 (vertedero) rubbish dump; (Agr) dung heap
2 (Latinoamérica) (cubo) litter bin; trash can; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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