An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (concerned with money)
a. materialistic
Las personas materialistas conceden demasiada importancia a las pertenencias.Materialistic people give too much importance to belongings.
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).
2. (person concerned with money)
a. materialist
No soporto a los materialistas porque siempre están pensando en el dinero.I can't stand materialists because all they think about is money.
3. (driver)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. truck driver
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Muchos materialistas paran en este bar de carretera para tomarse un café.Many truckdrivers stop at this roadside bar to have a coffee.
b. lorry driver (United Kingdom)
Mi padre trabaja como materialista y no tiene miedo a conducir de noche.My father works as a lorry driver and he isn't afraid of driving at night.
4. (builder)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. building contractor
El materialista dio el visto bueno a los planos del edificio.The building contractor gave his approval to the plans for the building.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. materialistic
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. materialist
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1 (México) (camionero) lorry driver; truckdriver; (EEUU)
2 (México) (contratista) building contractor
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