former president
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former president(
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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. (former head of state)
a. el expresidente
(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 expresidenta
(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).
Former president Menem will stand in the upcoming elections.El expresidente Menem va a participar en las próximas elecciones.
2. (former head of a company, bank, or society)
a. el expresidente
(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 expresidenta
(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 former president doesn't agree with the direction the company is heading in.El expresidente no concuerda con la dirección que tomó la empresa.
3. (former head of university)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el expresidente
(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 expresidenta
(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 former president now teaches theology.El expresidente ahora enseña teología.
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