matron
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (overseer) (United Kingdom)
a. la enfermera jefe
(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).
(in a hospital)
The matron told the other nurses to keep a close eye on the patient.La enfermera jefe les dijo a las demás enfermeras que vigilaran bien al paciente.
b. la supervisora
(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).
(in a nursing home)
The matron gave Florence the list of all the residents' medications.La supervisora le dio a Florence la lista de los medicamentos de todos los residentes.
c. la enfermera
(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).
(in a school)
Peter began to feel particularly unwell during his second class and asked to go see the matron.Peter empezó a sentirse muy mal durante su segunda clase y pidió permiso para ir a ver a la enfermera.
2. (respected older woman)
a. la matrona
(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).
A matron was expected to oversee the affairs of the home.Se esperaba que una matrona supervisara los asuntos del hogar.
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matron
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in school)
a. mujer a cargo de la enfermería
2. (in hospital)
a. la enfermera jefe
(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).
3. (older woman)
a. la matrona
(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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matron [ˈmeɪtrən]
noun
1 (in nursing home) supervisora (f)
2 (in hospital) enfermera (f) jefe
3 (in school) enfermera (f)
4 (married woman) matrona (f)
modifier
matron of honour (n) dama (f) de honor casada; (casada)
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matrón
el matrón, la matrona
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).
1. (profession)
a. midwife
La matrona aseó al recién nacido y se lo alcanzó a la madre.The midwife cleaned the newborn and handed him to his mother.
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