empleado
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el empleado, la empleada(
ehm
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pleh
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ah
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doh
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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. (employed person)
a. employee
La empresa en la que trabajo tiene 500 empleados.The company I work for has 500 employees.
b. worker
Los empleados pueden utilizar esta sala a la hora de comer.The workers are allowed to use this room during their lunch break.
c. clerk (in a bank or office)
La empleada me dijo que tenía que tener copia de mi informe de crédito para conseguir la hipoteca.The clerk told me that I needed to have a copy of my credit report in order to receive the mortgage.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (utilized)
a. used
Algunas de las armas empleadas en la película se están subastando.Some of the weapons used in the movie are being auctioned.
empleados
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (employed people)
a. staff
Los empleados me regalaron esta corbata para mi cumpleaños.The staff bought me this tie for my birthday.
b. employees
Nuestros empleados siempre tratan de hacer que todos nuestros huéspedes se sientan como en casa.Our employees always try to make our guests feel at home.
c. personnel
Tenemos que evacuar a todos los empleados ahora mismo. Hay un incendio en el laboratorio.We need to evacuate all personnel right now. There's a fire in the main lab.
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empleado
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (asalariado)
a. employee
2. (de banco, oficina)
a. clerk
empleado de aduanascustoms officer
empleado de bancabank clerk
empleada de hogarmaid
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empleadoa empleada
(gen) employee; (oficinista) clerk; office worker
empleada del hogar servant; maid
empleado/a bancario/a empleado/a de banco bank clerk
empleado de confianza
empleado/a de correos post-office worker
empleado/a de cuello y corbata (S. Cone) white-collar worker
empleado/a de finca urbana porter; concierge
empleado/a de pompas fúnebres undertaker's assistant; mortician's assistant; (EEUU)
empleado/a de ventanilla booking office clerk; counter clerk
empleado/a público/a civil servant
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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