mandatario

el mandatario, la mandataria(
mahn
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dah
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tah
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ryoh
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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. (politics)
a. leader
El país votó a un mandatario de izquierda por primera vez en ocho años.The country voted in a left-wing leader for the first time in eight years.
b. head of state
Se habían extremado las medidas de seguridad para el viaje oficial del primer mandatario.Tight security measures were in force for the head of state's official trip.
2. (legal)
a. representative
Si el mandatario perdió la confianza del mandante, ya no debería actuar en su nombre.If a representative has lost the trust of those mandating him, he should not continue to act in their name.
b. agent
Juan contrató los servicios de un mandatario para que represente a su empresa.Juan hired the services of an agent to represent his company.
c. attorney
La mandataria es responsable del desempeño de mi empresa en el extranjero.The attorney deals with my company's activities abroad.
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mandatario
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. representative, agent
primer mandatariohead of state
mandatarioa mandataria
1 (Jur) agent; attorney
2 (dirigente) leader; especialmente (Latinoamérica) (Política) (also primer mandatario) Head of State
los altos mandatarios de la Iglesia Church leaders
los altos mandatarios de Adidas el primer ministro y otros altos mandatarios
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