governess
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governess(
guh
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vuhr
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nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occupation)
a. la institutriz
(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).
After leaving the orphanage, Catherine came to be the governess of the count's son.Tras dejar el orfanato, Catherine llegó a ser la institutriz del hijo del conde.
b. la gobernanta
(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 girl's governess taught her to play the piano and how to speak French.La gobernanta de la niña le enseñó a tocar el piano y a hablar francés.
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governess
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la institutriz
(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).
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governess [ˈɡʌvənɪs]
noun
institutriz (f); gobernanta (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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