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maestro

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el maestro, la maestra(
mah
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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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (profession)
a. teacher
El Sr. Finley es un maestro en la escuela primaria Jefferson.Mr. Finley is a teacher at Jefferson Elementary School.
Pablo es el estudiante favorito de la maestra.Pablo is the teacher's favorite student.
b. schoolteacher
Mi prima es maestra en Valencia.My cousin is a schoolteacher in Valencia.
2. (university education)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. professor
Mi maestro de mate estudió la maestría en MIT.My math professor got his master's at MIT.
3. (skilled person)
a. master
Stephanie es una maestra de esgrima.Stephanie is a master of fencing.
4. (music)
a. maestro
El maestro venezolano, Gustavo Dudamel Ramírez, está revitalizando el mundo de la música clásica.The Venezuelan maestro, Gustavo Dudamel Ramirez, is reinvigorating the world of classical music.
5. (games)
a. master
Sam Sevian llegó a ser un maestro de ajedrez a la edad de 13.Sam Sevian became a chess master at the age of 13.
6. (bullfighting)
a. matador
El maestro ha lidiado con incontables toros.The matador has fought countless bulls.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
7. (main)
a. master
El conserje tiene una llave maestra para todos los salones de la escuela.The custodian has a master key for all the rooms in the school.
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maestro
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (excelente)
a. masterly
2. (principal)
a. main
llave maestrapasskey, master key
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (en colegio)
a. teacher
maestro de escuelaschoolmaster, schoolmistress
4. (en universidad)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. lecturer (United Kingdom)
b. professor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
5. (en oficio)
a. master
un maestro de la cocina francesaa master of French cuisine
maestro carpintero/albañilmaster carpenter/builder
6. (en música)
a. maestro
7. (en ajedrez)
a. master
8. (director)
a.
maestro de ceremoniasmaster of ceremonies
maestro de obrasforeman
9. (bullfighting)
a. matador
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maestroa maestra
1 (profesor) teacher
mi tía es maestra my aunt's a teacher
maestro/a de escuela schoolteacher
2 (en un arte, un oficio) master
maestro/a albañil master mason
maestro/a de armas fencing master
maestro/a de ceremonias master of ceremonies
maestro/a de cocina head chef
maestro/a de esgrima fencing master
maestro/a de obras foreman
maestro sastre master tailor
1 (autoridad) authority
el maestro de todos los medievalistas españoles the greatest authority among the Spanish medievalists; the doyen of Spanish medievalists
¿por dónde, maestro?
beber en los grandes maestros to absorb wisdom from the great teachers
2 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (oficial) skilled workman; craftsman
maestro de caminos skilled road-construction man
3 (Música) maestro
el maestro Falla the great musician o composer Falla; ¡música, maestro! music, maestro!; "Los maestros cantores" "The Mastersingers"
maestro de coros choirmaster
4 (Ajedrez) master
Kasparov, uno de los grandes maestros Kasparov, one of the grand masters
adjective
1 (Técnica) (principal) main
cloaca maestra main sewer; llave maestra master key; pass key; plan maestro master plan; viga maestra main beam
2 (Zoología) [+animal] trained
halcón maestro trained hawk
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