escort
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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. (companion)
a. el acompañante
(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).
, la acompañante
(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).
Patty went along as an escort on her sister's dates.Patty iba como acompañante en las citas de su hermana.
2. (hired companion)
a. la señorita de compañía
(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).
Jacob hired an escort to go with him to the company party.Jacob contrató a una señorita de compañía para acompañarlo a la fiesta de la empresa.
b. el acompañante
(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).
Andrea is going to hire an escort to go with her to her cousin's wedding.Andrea va a contratar a un acompañante para acompañarla a la boda de su prima.
3. (guard)
a. la escolta
(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).
The president's plane had an escort of three fighter jets.El avión del presidente tenía una escolta de tres aviones de caza.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to accompany as an escort)
a. acompañar
Milo escorted his friends back to their hotel.Milo acompañó a sus amigas a su hotel.
b. escoltar
Jenny left work late, so she asked the security guard to escort her to her car.Jenny salió tarde del trabajo, así que le pidió al guardia de seguridad que la escoltara hasta el coche.
5. (to lead by force)
a. llevar a la fuerza
Police escorted the thief off the premises.La policía llevó al ladrón del local a la fuerza.
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escort
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la escolta
(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).
under escortescoltado(a)
escort agencyagencia de acompañantes
2. (military)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
escort dutyservicio de escolta
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. escoltar
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escort
noun
[ˈeskɔːt]
1 (group) séquito (m); acompañamiento (m); (lady's) acompañante (m)
2 (girl from agency) señorita (f) de compañía
3 (Mil) (Náut) escolta (f)
to travel under escort viajar con escolta; a police escort una escolta policial
transitive verb
[ɪsˈkɔːt]
1 acompañar
to escort sb home acompañar a algn a su casa; to escort sb in acompañar a algn al entrar
2 (Mil) (Náut) escoltar
modifier
[ˈeskɔːt]
escort agency (n) agencia (m) de servicios de compañía
escort duty (n) servicio (m) de escolta
escort vessel (n) buque (m) escolta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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escort service
el servicio de acompañantes
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