el corrector
-the proofreader
See the entry for corrector.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (correcting)
a. corrective
El oftalmólogo me recomendó unas lentes correctoras para la miopía.The optician recommended I should wear corrective lenses for my shortsightedness.
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
2. (printing)
a. proofreader
La publicación de la obra se aplazó por la cantidad de faltas que encontró el corrector.Publication of the work was postponed because of the amount of errors found by the proofreader.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (office supplies)
a. whiteout
¿Tienes corrector? - Sí, pero ya se secó.Do you have whiteout? - Yes, but it's dried up.
b. correction fluid
Vi una palabra mal escrita después de imprimir el documento así que usé corrector para cambiarla.I found a typo after printing out the document so I used correction fluid to change it.
4. (dentistry)
a. braces
Tengo los dientes muy separados y el dentista me recomendó utilizar un corrector.My teeth are very gappy and the dentist suggested I should have braces.
b. brace
Gracias al corrector que usé de pequeña, ahora mi sonrisa es mucho más bonita.Thanks to the brace I wore when I was young, I have a much more beautiful smile now.
5. (cosmetics)
a. concealer
Han lanzado un corrector nuevo que se adapta al tono de la piel.They've launched a new concealer that adapts to your skin tone.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. corrective
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
corrector de estilocopy editor
corrector (de pruebas)proofreader
3. (computers)
corrector de estilostylechecker
corrector ortográficospellchecker
correctora correctora
corrector(a) de estilo (Prensa) copy editor
corrector(a) de pruebas (Tipografía) proofreader
1 (líquido) correcting fluid
corrector ortográfico (Informática) spell checker; spelling checker
3 (also corrector dental) brace; tooth brace
A primera hora de la tarde tenía que viajar a Sevilla, para una revisión deun [corrector dental] de uno de sus hijos.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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