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el gendarme, la gendarme(
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. gendarme
Los gendarmes subieron al tren para revisar los papeles de los pasajeros.The gendarmes boarded the train to inspect the passengers' papers.
b. police officer
Parece que pasó algo en la esquina porque veo a varios gendarmes apuntándole con sus armas a un hombre.It looks like something happened on the corner because I can see several police officers aiming their guns at a man.
c. policeman (masculine)
El gendarme detuvo al ladrón de bicicletas y lo llevó a la comisaría.The policeman arrested the bicycle thief and took him to the police station.
d. policewoman (feminine)
La genderme reconoció el sospechoso mientras estaba de patrulla en la estación de tren.The policewoman recognized the suspect while she was on patrol at the train station.
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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. gendarme
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especialmente (Latinoamérica) policeman/policewoman; gendarme
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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