laborer
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This word may also be spelled "labourer."
laborer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (worker)
a. el obrero
(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 obrera
(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 company hired some laborers to install the new patio covers in the park.La empresa contrató a unos obreros para instalar los nuevos pergolados en el parque.
b. el peón
(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 peona
(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 master mason has three laborers helping him build the wall.El albañil maestro tiene a tres peones que lo están ayudando a construir el muro.
c. el trabajador
(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 trabajadora
(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).
There's been a decline in the number of farm laborers in the last few years.Ha habido una reducción en la cantidad de trabajadores rurales en los últimos años.
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laborer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el obrero(a)
(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 obrero(a)
(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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laborer [ˈleɪbərəʳ]
noun
(US)
labourer
laborer (US)
[ˈleɪbərəʳ]
noun
(on roads etc) peón (m); obreroaobrera (m) (f);a obrera (farm labourer) trabajadoratrabajadora (m) (f) del campo;a trabajadora peón (m); (day labourer) jornaleroajornalera (m) (f);a jornalera (Agr) braceroabracera (m) (f);a bracera
bricklayer's labourer peón (m) de albañil
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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