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el presidente, la presidenta(
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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (of a nation)
a. president
El presidente del gobierno anunció nuevos recortes y una subida de impuestos.The president of the government confirmed new cutbacks and an increase in taxes.
b. prime minister
El presidente británico volvió a ganar las elecciones.The prime minister of the United Kingdom was reelected.
c. speaker
Sam Rayburn era el presidente de la cámara en los años sesenta.Sam Rayburn was the Speaker of the House in the sixties.
2. (of a committee)
a. chairman (masculine)
El presidente del comité anunció su dimisión en una rueda de prensa.The chairman of the committee announced his resignation in a press conference.
b. chairwoman (feminine)
La presidenta de la asamblea se opuso a la apertura de una comisión.The chairwoman of the assembly was against the opening of a commision.
c. chairperson
Los accionistas nombraron a García presidente de la junta por mayoría absoluta.The shareholders appointed Garcia as the chairperson of the board with an absolute majority.
d. chair
El presidente del consejo manifestó su desacuerdo con las medidas propuestas.The chair of the board disagreed with the proposed measures.
3. (of a company)
a. president
El presidente de la empresa decidió despedir a la mitad de la plantilla.The president of the company decided to lay off half of the workforce.
b. chairman (masculine) (United Kingdom)
El presidente de la compañía telefónica optó por subir las tarifas sin consultar con sus asesores.The president of the phone company opted for raising the fees without consulting his advisors.
c. chairwoman (feminine)
María López fue la presidenta de esta empresa desde 1998 hasta 2010.Maria Lopez was the chairwoman of this company from 1998 to 2010.
4. (legal)
a. presiding judge
El presidente se encarga de liderar el tribunal.The presiding judge is responsible for leading the court.
b. presiding magistrate
El presidente derivó el problema al Tribunal Supremo para que tomara una decisión.The presiding magistrate deferred the issue to the Supreme Court for making a ruling.
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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. (de nación)
a. president
2. (de asamblea, jurado)
a. chairman, chairwoman
3. (de empresa)
a. chairman, chairwoman
b. president
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
presidente (del Gobierno)prime minister
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presidentea presidenta
presidente (sustantivo:femenino) a_veces
1 (Política) (Com) [de país, asociación] president; [de comité, reunión] chair; chairperson; chairman/chairwoman; (España) (Política) (also Presidente del Gobierno) prime minister; [de la cámara] speaker
candidato a presidente (Política) presidential candidate; es candidato a presidente de Cruz Roja/del Real Madrid he is a candidate for the presidency of the Red Cross/he is a candidate to be chairman of the board of Real Madrid
presidente/a de honor honorary president
presidente/a vitalicio/a president for life
2 (Jur) (magistrado) presiding magistrate; (juez) presiding judge
3 (Latinoamérica) (alcalde) mayor
The head of the Spanish government, or Presidente del Gobierno, is elected not just by the winning party but by the entire Congreso de los Diputados following a general election. The Presidente is appointed for a four-year term and called upon by the King to form a cabinet. As in Britain, he has the power to call an early election, and can be forced to do so by a censure motion in the Congreso.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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