engineer

engineer(
ehn
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jih
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nihr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (profession)
a. el ingeniero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la ingeniera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He works in a company as telecom engineer.Trabaja en una empresa como ingeniero de telecomunicaciones.
b. el técnico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la técnica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We are going to contract a system management engineer.Vamos a contratar a un técnico en administración de sistemas.
2. (transport)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el maquinista
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la maquinista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The engineer stopped the train because of the snow.El maquinista detuvo el tren por la nieve.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to contrive)
a. maquinar
The plan was engineered by a dangerous criminal.El plan fue maquinado por un peligroso delincuente.
b. urdir
The opposition engineered the falling from power of the current president.La oposición urdió la caída del poder del presidente actual.
4. (to create)
a. diseñar
This car is engineered for long trips.Este coche está diseñado para viajes largos.
b. construir
This machine was engineered in Switzerland.Esta máquina se construyó en Suiza.
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engineer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el ingeniero(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la ingeniero(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (railroad)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el maquinista
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la maquinista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (cause, bring about)
a. urdir
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engineer [ˌendʒɪˈnɪəʳ]
noun
ingenieroaingeniera (m) (f);a ingeniera (for repairs) técnicoatécnica (m) (f);a técnica (US) (Ferro) maquinista (m)
ship's engineer ingenieroaingeniera (m) (f) naval;a ingeniera electrical/TV engineer técnicoatécnica (m) (f) electricista/de televisión;a técnica the Royal Engineers (Mil) el Cuerpo de Ingenieros
transitive verb
(contrive) [+plan] maquinar; [+meeting] organizar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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