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el papelero, la papelera
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. (person who makes paper)
a. paper manufacturer
Jeremy empezó como papelero cuando heredó la fábrica de papel de su padre.Jeremy started out as a paper manufacturer when he inherited his father's paper mill.
2. (person who sells stationery)
a. stationer
Magda es la papelera que surte a los colegios más grandes de la ciudad.Magda is the stationer who supplies the biggest schools in the city.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (wastebasket)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Southern Cone)
a. wastepaper basket
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Elsa me pasó una nota, pero la maestra la vio y la tiró al papelero.Elsa slipped me a note, but the teacher saw it and threw it in the wastepaper basket.
b. wastepaper bin (United Kingdom)
El papelero del aula estaba lleno de hojas que ya no servían.The wastepaper bin in the classroom was full of useless sheets of paper.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (related to paper)
a. paper
La industria papelera tiene un impacto negativo en el medio ambiente.The paper industry has a negative impact on the environment.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. paper
industria papelerapaper industry
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. wastepaper basket (Southern Cone)
b. wastepaper bin (United Kingdom)
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papeleroa papelera
1 (Com) paper
2 (farolero) pretentious
1 (fabricante) paper manufacturer
2 (vendedor) [de artículos de escribir] stationer; (México) [de periódicos] newspaper seller
3 (S. Cone) (hazmerreír) ridiculous person
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