indocumentado
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (without documentation)
a. without papers
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La policía arrestó a un hombre indocumentado y lo llevó a la comisaría para tomarle las huellas digitales.The police arrested a man without papers and took him to the police station to take his fingerprints.
b. not carrying identity papers
La persona que manejaba el vehículo estaba indocumentada y no portaba la licencia de conducir.The person in the vehicle was not carrying identity papers or a driver's license.
2. (legal)
a. undocumented
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los trabajadores indocumentados fueron deportados.The undocumented workers were deported.
b. unauthorized
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La proporción de trabajadores indocumentados en puestos profesionales creció del 10 al 13 por ciento el año pasado.The portion of unauthorized workers in professional jobs grew from 10 to 13 percent last year.
c. unauthorised (United Kingdom)
Lo siento, pero no podemos contratarte porque eres un trabajador indocumentado.I'm sorry but we can't hire you because you're an unauthorised worker.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(unlearned)
a. uneducated
No sé cuál es la capital de Mianmar, pero eso no me convierte en indocumentado.I don't know what the capital of Myanmar is, but that doesn't mean I'm uneducated.
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).
4. (legal)
a. illegal alien
El empresario contrataba indocumentados y les prometía que les conseguría residencia permanente.The businessman hired illegal aliens and promised them that he would get them a permanent residence.
b. undocumented alien
Los indocumentados trataban de mantenerse fuera del ojo público por miedo a ser deportados.The undocumented aliens tried to stay out of the public eye for fear of being deported.
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indocumentado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sin documentación)
a. without identity papers
estar indocumentadoto have no (means of) identification
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. ignorant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
es un indocumentadohe doesn't know much
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indocumentadoa indocumentada
adjective
not carrying identity papers
person who carries no identity papers; (México) illegal immigrant;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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